Bangladesh Power Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Bangladesh Power Report

Bangladesh Power Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Bangladesh Power Report
Published Sep 24, 2016
49 pages — Published Sep 24, 2016
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As a result of this over-dependence on gas for power, Bangladesh has been mired in an energy crisis for a protracted period of time as its gas reserves have only been dwindling. With no new gas fields having been found, government estimates point towards the country s gas reserves being depleted by ----. ...If Bangladesh is to stop the acute gas shortages from crimping economic growth, the country will have to cut its overreliance on gas-fired capacity and diversify the energy mix. The diversification process will be slow and will be contingent on the government s willingness to look to energy sources other than oil and gas, but our views are supported by ambitious capacity expansion plans and a growing import bill. In this context, we believe there will be areas of opportunities for private investors. ...The World Bank also estimates Bangladesh will require up to USD---bn of infrastructure investment through ---- and up to USD--bn will go towards the power sector. The government s efforts to draw foreign investors into the country appear to have been gaining traction over the past year.

...BMI forecasts power generation in Bangladesh at --.-TWh in ----, before rising to --.-TWh in ----, an annual growth rate of -.- . We estimate this figure will rise to ---.-TWh in ----, the end of our forecast period, an average annual growth rate of -.- . The government s efforts to attract foreign investors into the country appear to have been gaining traction over the past year. In June ----, India-based Reliance Power secured a USD-.--bn contract from Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) to set up a -GW combined-cycle power project in Bangladesh. In September ----, the BPDB signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Malaysian state-owned companies Tenaga Nasional and Powertek, to assess the joint development of a -,---MW coal-fired plant in Maheshkali. ...In June ----, India-based Reliance Power secured a USD-.--bn contract from Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) to set up a -GW combined-cycle power project in Bangladesh. In September ----, the BPDB signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Malaysian state-owned companies Tenaga Nasional and Powertek, to assess the joint development of a -,---MW coal-fired plant in Maheshkali.

...Despite the dominance of gas, we expect coal power generation to remain solid through to ----. Having said that, we emphasise this will remain contingent on political support for domestic coal extraction. ...

  
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