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.

PROJECT DETAILS

Approval1 Jun 2010
Funding TypeTechnical Assistance
CountryBangladesh
SectorEnergy
StatusClosed
Total Cost$285,000

KEY OUTPUTS

Interconnection, operation, and power purchase agreements between Bangladesh and India developed

Supplier of up to 250MW of power from India selected

Capacity development provided

FINANCING

$225,000 (Asian Development Bank, financed through the Technical Assistance Special Fund)

$60,000 (Government of Bangladesh)