Bangladesh Ghorashal Unit 4 Repowering Project (WB-P128012)

Countries
  • Bangladesh
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Ghorashal
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
A
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Voting Date
Dec 21, 2015
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Borrower
Government of Bangladesh
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Sectors
  • Construction
  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 217.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 263.00 million
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Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS May 3, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Jul 22, 2014


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Project Description

This project provides financing for increased generation capacity and efficiency of the Ghorashal power plant. The components of the project include:

  • the repowering of unit 4 unit through the attachment of a new gas-fired turbine to the existing 4th steam unit and a heat recovery steam generator, power generator, and associated ancillary equipment;
  • the installation of a new 230 kV GIS substation and 230 kV high voltage line;
  • the installation of a new gas pipeline;
  • technical assistance for institutional strengthening support.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank:
Contact: Mohammad Anis
Title: Senior Energy Specialist
Tel: 5764+4136 
Email: manis@worldbank.org

Borrower/Client/Recipient:
Name: Government of Bangladesh
Contact: Mr   Jala Ahmed
Title: Addl secretary

Implementing Agencies:
Name: Bangladesh Power Development Board Md.
Contact: Abduhu Ruhullah
Title: Chairman
Tel: 880-2-9556832
Rmail:chairman@bpdb.gov.bd;

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