Pipelines, Storage & Power

Shortages limit gas-to-power use in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has 15.8 GW of power generation capacity but is unable to use it all because of gas shortages.
By Staff reporter 15 September 2017 0 27594

Bangladesh has 15.8 GW of power generation capacity but is unable to use it all because of gas shortages, according to Xinhua.

Power plants in Bangladesh generated 9.9 GW of electricity on Tuesday against a total demand of around 10 GW, an official at the Bangladesh Power Development Board told Xinhua.

This left around 6 GW of power capacity stranded because of gas shortages.

The official noted that the country plans to add 11.6 GW of new capacity over the next five years, taking...