Country’s first commercial wind power plant starts production

Bangladesh has achieved a new milestone in its renewable energy ambition, with the country’s first commercial wind power plant going into full production this month. The wind power plant in Cox’s Bazar, boasting a capacity of 60 megawatts, started full-scale operation on 8 March and has been running smoothly ever since, according to Nirod Chandra Mondal, joint secretary (renewable energy) at the Power Division.