PM to inaugurate first coal power project today

PM to inaugurate first coal power project today

Sahiwal (Web Desk): Prime Minister (PM) of Pakistan Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will inaugurate the first 660-megawatt unit of Sahiwal Coal Power Project on Tuesday.

It is one of the early harvest projects of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and has already been connected to the National Grid.

According to details, the project comprises two 660MW plants with a total generation capacity of 1320 MW while the annual power generation from the project is expected to exceed nine Billion kWh, which will significantly contribute in alleviating energy crisis in the country.

The targeting of the project company is to deliver complete 1320 MW from first week of next month, six months before the schedule and is a record for fastest completion.

The project will improve grid stability and reduce line losses as located close to the load centers.