State-owned Power Grid Company of Bangladesh (PGCB) will construct a new grid sub-station at Payra in Patuakhali district with a view to evacuating power from under-construction power plant.
PGCB secretary Md Ashraf Hossain and Energypac Ltd manager ATM Zakaria signed the deal on behalf of their organisations in Dhaka on Wednesday.
The PGCB signed a deal with local EnergyPac Engineering Ltd for construction of 132/11 kV sub-station at Payra, said a press release.
The government is implementing a series of power plants and a deep sea port at Payra in Patuakhali. Then, the PGCB will require implementing the sub-station for smooth evacuation of the newly generated electricity.
The Energypac will implement the grid sub-station within nine months as per Tk 31.72 crore deal under turn key basis, official said.
Payra will receive electricity from 33kV and 11kV Patuakhali grid sub-station. Payra has already started facing overvoltage and technical glitz for receiving electricity from about 45 kilometers away.
PGCB managing director Masum-Al-beruni, executive directors Mohammed Safiullah, Chowdhury Alamgir Hossain, Md Amdadul Islam and Md Safayet Hossain, project director Md Anamul Huq and EnergyPac chief executive officer Rabiul Alam attended at the signing function.