Rubel Rana

2018-07-29 06:45:36 BdST

Barapukuria power plant resumes operation in Sept


The coal-fired Barapukuria thermal power plant in Dinajpur will resume operation in early September.

Power Division Secretary Dr Ahmad Kaikaus came up with the announcement after attending a workshop in Power office.

Adequate coals have been stored for supplying electricity uninterruptedly, he said.

Coals will be imported from abroad, if requires to run Barapukuria, the secretary said further.

However, Barapukuria thermal power plant was shut down on July 22 due to shortage of coal following disappearance of 142,000 tons of coal.

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