Country’s power generation hits new record | 2018-05-28 |

Country’s power generation hits new record

Staff Correspondent     28 May, 2018 12:00 AM printer

Country eye-witnessed highest 10,825MW of electricity generation on Saturday thanks to add new electricity from costly power plant as well as favourable weather.

‘Last Saturday, the evening-peak power generation was 10,825MW at 21:00hrs which was the highest so far,’ Saiful Hasan Chowdhury, director (public relations) of Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) told the daily sun.

He said the previous record was 10,147MW.

BPDB sources said a total of 763MW of electricity added in recent months purchased the electricity generation in grid.  But, most of the electricity come into grid are costly.