10 May 2018


Summit Gazipur II Power Ltd (300 MW) begins generation within schedule

Photo caption: Summit Gazipur II Power Ltd with 300 MW capacity begins operation in nine months since receiving LoI.

Summit, the largest Independent Power Producer (IPP) in Bangladesh has completed construction of another HFO fueled reciprocating power plant with 300 MW capacity. The Summit Gazipur II Power Limited has begun supplying power to the national grid from 5th May 2018. It was implemented as a fast-track project within nine months, a period that was set by Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) and Power Division of the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources.

The Letter of Intent (LoI) of this project was issued on 10th August 2017 and only within nine months since then on 9th May 2018, Wednesday the ‘100 Hour Reliability Run Test’ as well as ‘Dependable Capacity Test’ were completed.

About Summit Gazipur II Power Limited:
Summit Gazipur II Power Limited is a joint venture of Summit Corporation Limited and Summit Power Limited (SPL). The Letter of Intent (LoI) of this 300 MW power project was issued on 10th August, 2017 and consequently the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) and Implementation Agreement (IA) were signed with Bangladesh government for a period of 15 years on 10th December 2017.

Summit Gazipur II Power is located in Kodda, Gazipur about 30 km away from Dhaka city. The power plant is supplying power at 230 KV to Tongi and Kaliakoir grid sub-stations.

Media Articles

English Newspaper
Financial Express, May 10, 2018
The Independent, May 11, 2018
Prothom Alo - English, June 14, 2018
New Age, May 11, 2018
Daily Sun, May 11, 2018
Energy & Power, May 10, 2018
Energy Bangla, May 10, 2018
Energynewsbd, May 10, 2018
Daily Asian Age, May 30, 2018

Bengali Newspaper
Bonik Barta, May 10, 2018
Prothom Alo, May 10, 2018
Bangla Tribune, May 10, 2018
The Daily Samakal, May 11, 2018
Janakantha, May 10, 2018
Protidiner Sangbad, May 11, 2018
Daily Nayadiganta, May 11, 2018

TV Coverage
ATN News, May 11, 2018

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