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Country’s daily power generation 10,500MW to 11,400MW: Nasrul

Sun Online Desk     14th September, 2018 02:12:21 printer

Country’s daily power generation 10,500MW to 11,400MW: Nasrul

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid on Thursday said the government is generating 10,500 MW to 11,400MW electricity daily on demand basis.

 

“We have brought 92 percent people under electricity coverage,” he said this while replying to a starred question from treasury bench member Morshed Alam of Noakhali-2 in the Jatiya Sangsad.

 

The state minister said currently the electricity generation capacity reached to 20,133MW (captive and renewable energy), adding, “Presently public sector has 8,986MW power generation capacity and private sector generation capacity 8,057MW.”

 

Nasrul informed the House that power plants usually produce electricity on the basis of daily demand as per merit order dispatch, adding, “On an average per unit of electricity generation cost was Taka 6.25 during the financial year of 2017-2018.”


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