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First ever floating solar poower plant (pilot project) of Bangladesh has been commissioned in Mongla, Bagerhat District. As a pilot project, 10 kW capacity has been installed and commissioned by Solar EPC Development Ltd. (SEPC) and technical assistance provided by their Indian business partner company.
Mr. Mohammad Alauddin, Additional Secretary, Renewable Energy, Power Division Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh today visited the pilot project and welcomed the commissioning of this new plant. The innovative aspect of the floating solar pilot project offers promising prospects for expanding floating solar technology in Bangladesh and a bright future for this cutting-edge Bangladesh industry. Mr. Ezaz Al Qudrat A Mazid, Managing Director of SEPC, Mr. Al-Haz Zulfikar Ali, Mayor, Mongla Port Municrpality,UNO of Mongia Upazila, higher officials of West Zone Power Distribution Company and official of local administration was present at that time.
Mr. Ezaz Al Qudrat A Ivlazicl, Managing Director of SEPC, comments: “We are very proud of commissioning the floating solar pilot project. Our proposed 15 MW floating solar project will reflect a committed and positive ecological transition involving citizens and regions.”
Solar EPC Development Ltd. (SEPC) was signed a memorandum of understanding with the Mongla Port Municipality was signed on 23 June 2019 for the development of proposed 15 MW of Floating Plant Project at Mongla Port Municipality Water Treatment Site. In accordance with the signed Mott, a 10 kW capacity floating solar power pilot project was installed and test run on last month.
Mr, Ezaz Al Qudrat A Mazid added: “A team of Ain and LINDP has expressed their interest to visit our pilot floating solar power plan.”