Four coal-based power projects under CPEC’s banner completed

Jan 06, 2022: Under the banner of China Pakistan Economic Corridor) (CPEC) framework, as many as four coal-based power projects have already been commissioned while remaining five projects are at different stages of implementation, official sources told APP today.

As per APP sources, a total of nine coal-based power generation projects were agreed between Pakistan and China. Through Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB), four projects having 4620MW capacity have started supplying electricity to the national grid system, they said.

Work was being carried out on remaining projects having 3600MW, they added.

They said the commissioned projects were included 1320MW Sahiwal Coal Power Project, 1320MW Port Qasim Coal Power Plant, 1320MW Hub Coal Power Plant and 660MW Thar Coal based Engro Power Project.

The under process projects were included 330MW Thar Coal, 1320MW Thar Coal, 330MW Thar Coal and 300MW imported coal while 1320MW Thar Coal was included in Indicative Generation Capacity Expansion Plan (IGCEP).

It is pertinent to mention here that the grand total of coal-based power project is 8,220MW.


Posted on: 2022-01-06T13:30:38+05:00