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Private power companies object to NTPC's sale of power in Bangladesh

The largest thermal power producer, NTPC won the bid by beating three players -- Adani Power, Semcorp and PTC


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Shreya Jai New Delhi
Private power generating companies have objected to the sale of power by NTPC to Bangladesh, arguing that domestic coal supply via long-term agreements cannot be used to supply power to other countries.

In a letter to the secretary, Ministry of Power, the Association of Power Producers (APP), the representative body of private power companies, has said bids called by the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) specifically asked if the power supplied from India had the government’s consent to use domestic coal.

“The access to linkage coal (at notified price), supplied under FSAs/coal supply agreements, and from captive coal mines, can only be

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First Published: Mar 31 2018 | 12:16 AM IST

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