Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) has awarded the contract for setting up Bibiyana South 400 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant Project to a consortium of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and Samsung C&T Corporation of South Korea. L&T shall be executing the EPC contract valued at around $250 million. This 400 MW gas based power plant will be located at Bibiyana Upzila in Hobiganj district of Sylhet division in the north-eastern sector of Bangladesh, around 215 km by road from Agartala in India.
L&T's scope includes design, detail engineering, supply, installation and commissioning of the complete power plant on a turnkey basis. The plant will incorporate state-of-the-art Single Shaft Advanced Class Gas Turbine, Steam Turbine and Generator from Siemens AG of Germany, which will be procured by L&T. L&T-Sargent & Lundy, a joint venture company of L&T and Sargent & Lundy LLC, USA, will carry out the plant integration and detail engineering, using propriety technology of Sargent & Lundy.
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