BHEL synchronises Unit-2 of Maitree STPP in Bangladesh

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has synchronised the 660 MW Unit-2 of the 1,320 MW Maitree super thermal power project (STPP) in Bangladesh. The 2×660 Maitree STPP is located at Rampal, Mongla, Bagerhat, Bangladesh, and is being set up by BHEL for the Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company Limited, a 50:50 joint venture (JV) between the Bangladesh Power Development Board and NTPC Limited. It is a priority infrastructure development project for Bangladesh aimed at establishing reliable, cost-effective, base-load power production in the country. The project uses state-of-the-art ultra-supercritical technology for lower emissions.