BPDB and China Huadian will collectively construct a 160 MW photo voltaic plant in Maheshkhali, Moheshkhali Peninsula, in Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh.

The plant will occupy 150 hectares of land that was initially slated to host a 1,320 MW coal energy plant. It will probably be funded with fairness and financial institution loans.

The Moheshkhali Peninsula is the middle of coal energy vegetation the place the federal government has additionally constructed a deep sea port and a coal jetty to facilitate the transportation of coal for energy era. Many coal-fired energy vegetation are nonetheless below development there.

Power-starved Bangladesh has accredited 2.19 GW of large-scale PV tasks by 2023. This enhance is because of new measures just lately launched to assist home impartial energy producers construct and working new renewable power vegetation.

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