Northwest Power Generation Company Limited

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Northwest Power Generation Company Limited
AbbreviationNWPGCL
Formation28 August 2007
HeadquartersDhaka, Bangladesh
Region served
Bangladesh
Official language
Bengali
Parent organization
Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB), Power Division
WebsiteNorthwest Power Generation Company Limited

Northwest Power Generation Company Limited is a state owned power and electric company in Bangladesh and is located in UTC Building (Level 3&4), 8 Panthapath, Kawranbazar, Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is an enterprise of the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB).[1]

History[edit]

North-West Power Generation Company Limited (NWPGCL) was established on 28 August 2007 as a Public Limited Company under the Bangladesh Power Development Board.[2] Bangladesh-China Power Company (Pvt.) Ltd (BCPCL) a joint venture between China National Machinery Import and Export Corporation (CMC) and North-West Power Generation Company Limited (NWPGCL) built a 1,320MW power plant in Patuakhali District near Payra Seaport. Bangladesh-China Power Company (Pvt.) Ltd (BCPCL) was formed in 2014. The combined company has two power plants in Sirajganj and Khulna.[3][4] Northwest Power Generation Company Limited has joint ventures with Siemens to build a 4 billion dollar power plant.[5] It has joint venture with Sembcorp Utilities of Singapore to build a 414-megawatt power plant in Sirajganj.[6] It also has joint collaboration with the Japanese Marubeni.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rasel, Aminur Rahman. "PDB to become holding company, employees against the move". dhakatribune.com. Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  2. ^ "company profile". nwpgcl.org.bd. NWPGCL. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Payra coal-fired power plant to go into operation in April 2019". dhakatribune.com. Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Payra 'Power Hub': Dev frenzy wakes a lonesome land". The Daily Star. 26 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Joint venture to set up LNG-based power plants at $4b". The Daily Star. 5 November 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Joint venture to produce 414MW". The Daily Star. 9 August 2016. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Blacklisted co given the job". The Daily Star. 6 April 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2018.