Rolls-Royce to deliver power stations

As part of the Bangladesh government’s ambitious plan to more than double national power generation capacity, Rolls-Royce Power Systems subsidiary Bergen Engines has signed contracts for the delivery of two power stations to Bangladesh with a contract value of 133 million euros. The consignments to Confidence Power Rangpur Limited are destined for a power station in Rangpur delivering an output of 112 Megawatts electrical power. It will be supplied this year. A second, similar power station is set for delivery in 2018 as a further option. This 150 MW power plant, intended for Midland East Power Ltd, will be located in Ashuganj. Within the contracts are also spare parts deliveries over 15 years.

“We are delighted to have been chosen to help develop the power sector in Bangladesh,” comments Jeff Elliott, Managing Director at Bergen Engines. “Bergen Engines delivered its first Rolls-Royce genset engine to Bangladesh way back in 2001, and has since built power stations covering over five per cent of the country’s overall power supply. These new power plants represent a major step forward for us, and we are totally committed to doing our very best for our customers and, indeed, the whole country.”