Bagerhat Correspondent: Bagerhat’s Rampal coal-based thermal power plant has restarted production after four days of shutdown due to turbine failure, the electricity produced is being supplied to the national grid.
On Thursday (July 20) at noon, the power generation of the center started. Earlier, last Sunday (July 16) Rampal thermal power plant was shut down due to turbine malfunction.
The matter was confirmed by Syed Ekram Ullah, Managing Director of Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company Limited (BIFPCL).
He said, after the shutdown, the engineers of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited started repairing the turbine faults. Later on Thursday around 10:30 AM the power generation boiler of the center was fired. After that, from 2 pm, the electricity is being supplied to the national grid immediately after it is generated.
Incidentally, the Rampal thermal power plant was shut down five times in seven months after it was commissioned on December 17 last year. Production started this year for the first time on January 14, the second time on April 15, then on April 23, June 30 and lastly on July 16, the power plant was shut down.
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