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1 MW wind power plant inaugurated in Kutubdia

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid on Friday official inaugurated a one megawatt (MW) wind power plant in Kutubdia of Cox’s Bazar.

In a press release issued by the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, it was said that a total of 550 consumers have already started getting electricity from the power plant which is outside of national grid network.

They are getting this electricity at the price of grid electricity.

With this new wind power plant, a total of 433 MW is now being produced from renewable sources.

Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) has constructed the plant at the cost of Tk 24 crore to expand the renewable energy opportunities.

This is third wind-powered plant in the country. A total of 20 turbines, each with 50 watt capacity is installed there to produce one MW electricity daily.

The other two plants are located in Mohurichar of Feni and Kutubdia of Cox’s Bazar.

While inaugurating Nasrul Hamid said, the electricity produced from renewable sources like wind is expensive but it is environment friendly.

He also said that Bangladesh will keep continuing producing electricity from renewable sources.

Asheq Ullah Rafiq, Member of Parliament of Cox’s Bazar-2, Dr Ahmed Kaikaus, acting Secretary of Power Division and Khaled Mahmud, Chairman of BPDB were present at the occasion.

 

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