Saturday, 10 June, 2023

Record generation of 14,800MW this year

Record generation of 14,800MW this year

The country has made a record for power generation as Tuesday’s generation was 14,800 megawatts electricity at 9pm.

According to the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB), currently the country has 23,482MW grid connected electricity generation capacity.

Of the total capacity, the country generated 14,800 MW power with passing all previous record.

It said prior to this, the maximum power generation was 14,782MW, recorded on 16 April last year.

It is the highest daily power generation in the country's history.

As much as 14,800MW of electricity was produced at 9pm (peak hour) on Tuesday, BPDB Director (public relations) Shamim Hasan told BSS.