9HA Gas Turbine Arrives in Bangladesh

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Summit of Bangladesh received delivery of a GE 9HA.01 gas turbine at a power plant located near Dhaka

Summit of Bangladesh received delivery of a GE 9HA.01 heavy-duty gas turbine at its upcoming Summit Meghnaghat II power plant located near Dhaka. It has been placed on the foundation at the site, which is expected to be commissioned in 2022.


“Bangladesh is still one of the lowest per capita consumers of electricity in the Indian subcontinent while GDP growth per capita-wise, the highest. Summit wants to support Bangladesh’s growth trajectory by providing the citizens with primary infrastructure”, said Muhammed Aziz Khan, Founder Chairman of Summit Group of Companies.

Under the turnkey EPC contract the equipment to be provided by GE includes: one 9HA.01 gas turbine, one three-pressure level with reheater (RH) drum type Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG), one steam turbine, one gas turbine generator, one steam turbine generator, one condenser and associated systems, along with balance of plant (BOP) solutions. Additionally, GE will be providing maintenance and repair services for the gas turbine and generator over a period of 22 years.