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Thar Coal based 14 power plants to produce 6000 MW by 2025

ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Planning, Development and Reforms was informed here on Monday that by 2025, as many as 14 power plants based on Thar Coal would be producing 6000 MW electricity in the country, Senate Standing Committee on Planning, Development and Reforms was informed here on Monday.

Briefing the committee on Keti Bundar project, Special Secretary energy department of the ministry, Rashid Hussain Qazi informed that four power plants based on Thar Coal would also be constructed at Keti Bundar site for which feasibility study was under way.

The meeting was held here under the Chairmanship of Senator Col (retd) Syed Tahir Hussain Mashhadi, which was attended by among others Senators Mohsin Aziz, Karim Ahmed Khawaja, Agha Shahzaib Khan Durrani, and Nawabzada Saifullah Magsi.

The meeting was informed that the feasibility on the Keti Bundar project would be finalized by January, 2018.

Rashid said the components of the study would include strategic environmental social impact assessment, 1320 MW power general based on Thar Coal (potential of 10,000 MW), power evacuation requiement, railway line from Thar Coal field (Islamkot) to Keti Bundar, construction of Coal Jetti, and related infrastructure.

He said to transport coal from the Thar coal field to Keti Bundur, a 341 kilometer long Railway Line would be constructed.

The meeting was informed that the project was a part of the multi-billion dollar China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and it is hoped that by 2025, the project would be on ground.

List of Coal Energy Projects

Port Qasim Coal Power Project |..... Capacity 1,320 MW 1st unit operational

Sahiwal Coal Power Project |......... Capacity 1,320 MW Completed
HUBCO Coal Power Project |......... Capacity 1,320 MW Under Construction
Gwadar Coal Project |.................. Capacity 300 MW Approved
PM inaugurates Port Qasim coal power plant's unit in Karachi

KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Wednesday that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would play a key role in the country’s development.

The prime minister stated this while speaking at the inaugural ceremony of a coal power plant set up under the CPEC at Port Qasim.

Alongside coal mining project, 2X330 mw power generation plants are coming up very fast at Thar, which will be commissioned in 2019 to supply electricity. After completion of Sahiwal and Port Qasim plants now Thar and HUBCO plants progressing fast.





Under Construction 1320 MW Hub coal power project at Hub Balochistan. This plant is being constructed under China Pakistan Economic Corridor. The first unit unit of 660 MW will start production in late 2018 while second unit of 660 MW in 2019.






Coal fired power plant in Hub .Balochistan. construction and operation of 2×660 MW Coal-fired Power Plant



Pakistan Port Qasim Coal Power Plant

Latest satellite imagery as of 9-2017

2nd unit of (2*660) 1320 MW Port Qasim Coal-fired project completed 168 hour full load test this evening.
Now both units with 1320 MW capacity are operational.

Arrival of De-aerator , at the Hub project site.
This deaerator is manufactured by the Shanghai Electric Co. The Hub project has been completing all its construction milestones on time.

CPHGC 1320 MW Coal Power Plant



Hubco Coal Power Plant 1320 MW
The Coal Bunkers.
For controlled and continuous feeling of coal to the coal mills, each boiler unit is provided with 6 coal bunkers.
These bunkers are enough for 10 hrs storage of coal at boiler full load operation.
CPHGC 1320 MW Coal Power Plant.


BALOCHISTAN | HUBCO Coal Power Plant | 1320 MW
Updates 11/2/2018.


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