Adani Power starts supplying power to Bangladesh from its Jharkhand plant

Adani Power Ltd (APL) has begun exporting power to Bangladesh from its 1,600 MW supercritical power project in Jharkhand.

In a regulator filing on Monday, the company said Unit 2 with a capacity of 800MW of its wholly owned 2x800MW supercritical power project Adani Power (Jharkhand) Ltd (APJL) had completed commercial operations at 24:00 in Bangladesh. Standard time on June 25th after successful completion of reliability run tests.

“Accordingly, APJL will export (00.00 hours Bangladesh time, on 26th June 2023), the full power generated from the Godda 2x800MW plant on a commercial basis, as per the PPA, directly to Bangladesh through the dedicated 400kV transmission lines, with net capacity 1496 megawatts.”

The factory is located in Godda district of Jharkhand. APJL has a 25-year contract with the Bangladesh Energy Development Board (BPDB).

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First published: June 26, 2023 | 10:46 p.m ist