West Zone Power Distribution Company Limited was established on November 2002. It was founded as a public limited company under the Companies Act, 1994. The western zone of Bangladesh Power Development Board which included Khulna Division, Barisal Division, and Faridpur region was placed under West Zone Power Distribution Company Limited on 1 October 2003. The company signed Provisional Vendor's Agreement (VA) and Provisional Power Sales Agreement with the Bangladesh Power Development Board on 23 March 2005. The company took over the operations and distributions of the board in the Western zone. Bangladesh Power Development Board employees in the Western Zone joined West Zone Power Distribution Company Limited on 16 December 2007.