The Generation capacity of Ashugonj will be 1500MW by 2015.The plant efficiency will increase with the use of modern technology.
a. To narrow the ever increasing gap between the demand and supply of electricity through gas based low cost generation in the north east zone of the country.
b. To meet up increasing power demand in the country by adding local generation.
c. To increase the power generation of the country through utilization of country's natural gas resources available nearest to the proposed power plant site with requisite pressure.
d. To accelerate the economic development of the country by adequate and reliable power generation and to support the planed target of power demand.
e. To overcome the present generation shortage by increasing generation and to minimize load shedding.
f. To enhance the stability and reliability of the national grid system and reduce the transmission loss by local generation.
g. To increase energy efficiency of power generation.