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Electricity generation witnesses 9,363.44 GWh increase in FY21

October 07, 2021: The total electricity generation in the country including the power plants connected with National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC) and Karachi-Electric KE Systems was recorded as 143,090.64 GWh in fiscal year 2020-21 as compared to 133,727.20 GWh in FY 2019-20 showing increase of 9,363.44 GWh.

Sources told APP here that in the country, the electricity generation by the public sector power plants remained 75,875 GWh while private sector power plants generated 67,215 GWh.

The total electricity generation from power plants in Central Power Purchase Agency (CPPA-G) System remained 129,722.05 GWh which included 38,800.55 GWh hydel, 75,728.36 GWh thermal (including generation by SPPs/CPPs), 10,871.01 GWh nuclear, 2,899.94 GWh wind, 711.63 GWh solar and 710.56 GWh bagasse/biomass.

Besides the local generation, 498.37 GWh were imported in CPPA-G System from Iran during FY 2020-21 compared to 513.74 GWh import during FY 2019-20.

They said during FY 2020-21, the total electric power generation in the KE System, including the KE own power plants as well as the power plants connected with KE System remained 13,368.59 GWh compared to 12,372.69 GWh generated during FY 2019-20 showing an increase of 995.90 GWh.

The electric power generation in KE System included 10,186 GWh generation by KE’s own power plants, 2184.57 GWh by IPPs, 219 GWh by KANUPP, 200 GWh by two solar power projects, and 579.02 GWh from SPPs/CPPs connected with KE System.

Besides the generation by power plants connected with KE System during FY 2020-21, KE also imported 6,118 GWh from CPPA-G System, they said.

 

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Posted on: 2021-10-07T14:39:58+05:00

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