You are here: Home » PTI Stories » National » News
Business Standard

NTPC bags order to supply 300 MW electricity to Bangladesh

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

NTPC, India's biggest producer, today said it has won a tender to supply 300 megawatts (MW) of to for 15 years.

Power Development Board (BPDB) had invited tenders for supply of 500 MW power from for short term (June 1, 2018 to December 31, 2019) and long term (January 1, 2020 to May 31, 2033).

NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN), Adani Group, PTC and Singapore-bases submitted bids by the scheduled date of January 11.

Financial bid was opened on February 11, the company said in a statement.

"NVVN, wholly-owned subsidiary of NTPC Limited, emerged as successful bidder (L1), both in short term and long term for 300 MW power," it said.

Without giving details of the rate at which power will be supplied, NTPC said supply of is likely to commence from June 2018 after commissioning of 500 MW HVDC inter-connection project between and

currently exports approximately 600 MW electricity to Bangladesh.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 13:30 IST