Publications

GCM, NFC, PowerChina plan 6 GW of coal-fired power projects in Bangladesh

16 Oct 2020

London-based GCM Resources has signed a framework agreement with China Nonferrous Metal Industry's Foreign Engineering and Construction (NFC) to develop the Phulbari project in North-West Bangladesh, which comprises 572 Mt of high grid coal resources. In addition, partners plan to develop mine-mouth power plants generating 6 GW. GCM Resources and NFC had already signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Power Construction Corporation of China (PowerChina), which may join the framework agreement.

Coal accounts for 3% of Bangladesh’s installed capacity, with 500 MW (2019). More than 5.6 GW are under construction and 11.4 GW under development.

Register to receive our daily newsletter


Interested in Power Plants?

Enerdata has developed a market research service to screen, monitor and analyse the development of power generation assets.

Power Plant Tracker offers an interactive database and a powerful search engine covering power plants worldwide – including both installed and planned capacities for renewables and fossil fuels.