Bangladesh-India Electrical Grid Interconnection Project
This technical assistance will help optimize utilization of power generation capacity in South Asia through successful operation of a long term power transmission link between Bangladesh and India. This stand-alone small-scale capacity development technical assistance will also advise Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) on cross-border power purchase contracts and build capacity of DPDB staff in power procurement from India.
1 Jun 2010
Interconnection, operation, and power purchase agreements between Bangladesh and India developed
Supplier of up to 250MW of power from India selected
Capacity development provided
$225,000 (Asian Development Bank, financed through the Technical Assistance Special Fund)
$60,000 (Government of Bangladesh)