North-West Power Generation Company Limited (NWPGCL)

North-West Power Generation Company Limited (NWPGCL)

North-West Power Generation Company Limited (NWPGCL) was established on 28 August 2007 to solve the electricity problem and spread it in Bangladesh. NWPGCL is a company under the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB). November 2012, NWPGCL starts its commercial operation. The company covers a large area in Bangladesh where is an essential need for electricity.

It has nine power generation stations, and many are under construction. The company has taken a more far-reaching plan to grow its ability for the consideration of the future. The target of NWPGCL’s electricity production will be 10000 MV within 2030.

All About North-West Power Generation Company Limited

North-West Power Generation Company Limited is the biggest power generation company in Bangladesh. The company has many power substations. Now the whole of the substations’ power generation capacity is more than 3000 MV.

The figure of the company is a joint venture company for some substations. The head office of the company is in Dhaka. BPDP controls all the operations of NWPGCL. Now given the company details below:

  • Plant Type: Electricity generation
  • Location:  UTC Building (Levels 3 and 4), Panthapath, Kawranbazar, Dhaka-1215
  • Capacity: 3063.13 MV
  • Investment: Joint venture
  • Organization Type: Electricity generation

North-West Power Generation Companies Project Details

After 2007, the power generation company NWPGCL implement nine power generation stations in different places in Bangladesh within the shortest possible time. These are the 1075 Sirajganj power hub, Khulna 225 MV PPCC, Bheramara 410 MV PPCC, Madhumati 100 MV HFO based power plant, Payra 1320 MV thermal power plant, etc. and six more are under construction.

The capacity in the Sirajganj power hub is 1075 MV, including four combined cycle power plants and one grid-connected solar power panel. The hub is situated on the riverbank of Jamuna. The details of the Sirajganj power hub are given below:

Unit-1

  • Capacity: 214 MV
  • Fuel: Natural Gas/HSD (High-Speed Diesel)
  • Technology: Combined Cycle Power Plant
  • COD: 14 July 2014

Unit-2

  • Capacity: 220 MV
  • Fuel: Natural Gas/HSD (High-Speed Diesel)
  • Technology: Combined Cycle Power Plant
  • COD: 5 February 2018

Unit-3

  • Capacity: 220 MV
  • Fuel: Natural Gas/HSD (High-Speed Diesel)
  • Technology: Combined Cycle Power Plant
  • COD: 20 January 2019

Unit-4

  • Capacity: 414 MV
  • Fuel: Natural Gas/HSD (High-Speed Diesel)
  • Technology: Combined Cycle Power Plant
  • COD: 8 April 2019

Solar Power Plant

  • Capacity: 7.6 MV
  • Fuel: Solar
  • Technology: Grid-connected solar photovoltaic power plant.

North-West Power Generation Company’s Photo Gallery

NWPGCL acquired an ISO certificate and many crates for its services in Bangladesh. It has many numbers of photos to see that contain the image of the success of its agreement. Many of it some of the images are given below:

North-West Power Generation Company's Photo

North-West Power Generation Company

Raw Materials Of North-West Power Generation Company Ltd.

Basically, all of the thermal NWPGCL power plants are built based on natural fuel. Now the company set up a renewable energy power plant like solar. The fuel source of the plant is natural gas, coal, or other materials. Currently, the solar power system is very effective for the national grid.

The power plant was built on a river basin place because water is available here and emits it easily at that point—the fuels raw material import from abroad. Finally, the raw material decision about the NWPGCL is water, coal, natural gas, and solar.

North-West Power Generation Companies Location And Contact Information

NWPGCL performed all its activity with the slogan of “Enlightened life enlightened Bangladesh.” The company has nine stations in Bangladesh. All of the six stations are working now this time. NWPGCL is under the BPDB. If you want to contact NWPGCL officially, just click here. By the link, input your name, email, describe your wishes, and click on the submit button. And the other system of communication method is given below:

The company currently operates six power plants. Power plants are playing a major role in socio-economic development, including meeting the country’s power demand. The company has acquired the capability to implement power plants of any size by using all fuel types at cheap costing prices.

This time, the company has quickly become one of the leading power-generating companies in the country with a strong brand image.

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