Power plants generate record 4,018MW Saturday evening
Power generation hit maximum during the peak hours on Saturday evening with the production of 4,018 megawatt electricity, said a press release of Bangladesh Power Development Board (PDB) yesterday.
Without establishing new power plants, it was only made possible by proper maintenance, utilisation, timely and realistic planning and proper management, the release said.
This is the first time power generation leaped up to 4,000 megawatt in post liberation Bangladesh. Earlier, only three weeks ago power generation jumped to 3,900 megawatt on August 24.
With this, the efficiency of the power plants rose up to 85.6 percent, the release added.