Rural Electrification Board

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Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board
BREB Logo
AbbreviationBREB
Formation1977
TypeGovernment
HeadquartersJoarshahara , Nikunja 2, Khilkhet, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Coordinates23.8307599,90.4169135
Region served
Bangladesh
Official language
Bengali
Chairman
Major General Moin Uddin (Retd)
WebsiteRural Electrification Board

Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board or BREB, is government owned and operated corporation in Dhaka, Bangladesh and is responsible for rural electrification.[1] It is major power distribution company in Bangladesh.[2] Major General Moin Uddin is the present chairman of the board.[3][4]

History[edit]

Rural Electrification Board was established in 1977. It implements electrification of rural areas in Bangladesh and builds electrics lines and sub stations.[5] It counterpart Power Development Board manages electric distribution in urban areas.[6] Palli Bidyut Samities in a subsidiary of the board and acts as a consumer cooperative.[7] The board has expanded rural electric connections rapidly. It has taken some market shares of solar energy.[8]

At a glance[9][edit]

BREB At A Glance (as per January 2019)
1 Total PBSs 80 Nos.
2 Approved Projects 78 Nos.
3 District included in RE program 61 Nos.
4 Upazillas included in RE program 460 Nos.
5 100% Electrified Upazillas 198 Nos.
6 Villages included in RE program 83,303 Nos.
7 Villages Electrified 77,805 Nos.
8 House Hold in Program Area 2,51,68,763 Nos.
9 Population in Program Area 10,68,93,673 Nos.
10 Line constructed 4,44,511 Km
11 Line energized 4,29,082 Km
12 Number of 33/11KV Sub-station & Capacity 896 Nos. & 10,635 MVA
13 System loss (80 PBSs) 10.74% (12 Month Avg), 8.47% (This Month)
14 Monthly Sales Tk 1250 Crore
15 Bill collection 99.36%
16 Peak demand 6440 MW

Consumer Break-Down[10][edit]

BREB Consumer Breakdown (Catagory wise)
1) LT-A (Domestic) 2,27,61,144
2) LT-B (Irrigation) 2,58,386
3) LT-C1 (Small Industry) 1,59,741
4) LT-C2 (Construction) 703
5)  LT-D1 (Charitable Institute) 3,11,241
6) LT-D2 (Street Light) 21,349
7) LT-E (Commercial ) 15,51,421
8) LT-T ( Temporary) 741
9) MT-1 ( Domestic) 111
10) MT-2 (Commercial) 1035
11) MT-3 (Industry ) 12,079
12) MT-4 (Construction) 92
13) MT-5 (General) 383
14) MT-6 ( Temporary) 70
15) HT-1 (General ) 8
16) HT -2 ( Commercial) 0
17) HT-3 ( Industry ) 323
18) HT-4 (Construction) 0
19) EHT-1 (General) 0
20) EHT-2 (General) 0
21) Solar 13,835
Total 2,50,092,662

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rural Electrification Board". en.banglapedia.org. Banglapedia. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Power Plants". en.banglapedia.org. Banglapedia. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Kalsindur village lit up". Prothom Alo. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Singapore to set up 1,400-MW plant at Maheshkhali - Energy Bangla". energybangla.com. Energy Bangla. 9 December 2015. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Rural Electrification Board". en.banglapedia.org. Banglapedia. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Power Development Board". en.banglapedia.org. Banglapedia. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  7. ^ "Rural Electrification". en.banglapedia.org. Banglapedia. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  8. ^ "Solar energy dims as grid power expands". thedailystar.net. The Daily Star. 25 August 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  9. ^ "বাংলাদেশ পল্লী বিদ্যুতায়ন বোর্ড" Check |url= value (help). http. Retrieved 2019-03-17.
  10. ^ "বাংলাদেশ পল্লী বিদ্যুতায়ন বোর্ড" Check |url= value (help). http. Retrieved 2019-03-17.