|Name of the Project||2 X 660 MW Maitree Super Thermal Power Project|
The site is located about 23 km southward of Khulna City and 14 km north of Mongla Port.
|Nearest Railhead / Airport
||36 km from Khulna Junction Rly Stn
105 km from Jessore Airport,12 kms from proposed Khan Jahan Ali Airport.
|Approved Capacity||1320 MW (2 X 660 MW )|
|Beneficiaries||100% Power to BPDB of Bangladesh|
|Power Evacuation System||Generation Step up voltage is 400 KV, 400 KV Double Circuit (D/C) Line to connect Dhaka ring main. 220 KV Double Circuit (D/C) Line to connect to Khulna substation.|
|Financing of Main Plant EPC Package||Financing of Main Plant EPC (Turnkey) Package is being done by Indian EXIM Bank|
|Land Requirement||915.5 acres of land available for the project. Land is owned by BPDB for which land lease agreement under signing with BPDB.|
|Water Source||Saline water from Pussur River for meeting cooling water requirement. Sweet water required for meeting the potable water, plant service water, cycle makeup (DM water), etc, shall be produced using Desalination process from saline water through Reverse Osmosis process.|
|Fuel||Usage of imported coal envisaged for the project.|
|EIA Study||EIA report has been approved by DOE (Dept of Environment), Bangladesh on 05.08.2013.|
|Tendering for Main Plant||NIT for Main Plant EPC Package done on 12.02.15. Bids opened on 22.09.15. Recommendation for Award of EPC Contract approved by BIFPCL Board on 23.12.15.NOA issued to M/s BHEL on 31.01.2016.|
|Synchronisation Schedule||Synchronisation of U#1 in 41 months from zero date which shall commence on issuance of Notice to Proceed after achieving Financial Closure|