1,337MW electricity added to national grid in 2017: PDB | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, January 01, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:51 AM, January 01, 2018

1,337MW electricity added to national grid in 2017: PDB

The country's installed power generation capacity increased by 1,337 megawatts in the last one year from December 30, 2016 to December 30, 2017.

According to state-owned Power Development Board (PDB), the installed capacity rose to 13,701MW from 12,364MW during the period, while the number of power plants increased to 112 from 108.

State Minister for Power Nasrul Hamid has recently said his ministry is making all-out efforts to increase the generation capacity by 3000MW in 2018. 

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