2×660MW Coal-fired Power Plants at Port Qasim Karachi

Project 2×660MW Coal-fired Power Plants at Port Qasim Karachi
Primary Energy Input Coal (Imported)
Technology Super Critical
Installed Capacity (MW) 1320
Location Port Qasim
Province Sindh
Estimated Cost (US $ Million) 1912.2
Executing Company / Sponsors Port Qasim Electric Power Company (Private) Limited
Financing Independent Power Producer (IPP)
Coordinating Ministry Ministry of Water and Power
Supervising Agency Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB)
Project Progress Update
  • Financial Closed (FC) achieved
  • Civil works on site started in May 2015
  • Jetty completed
  • Plant 2 months ahead of schedule
  • Energization in October 2017
  • Ist Unit Inagurated in November 2017
  • Second Unit Commercial Operation Date (COD) 25th April 2018
  • Project completed 67 days ahead of schedule
  • Current Status: Operational

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