Matiari to Lahore ±660kV HVDC Transmission Line Project

Project Matiari to Lahore ±660kV HVDC Transmission Line Project
Technology ±660 KW Bipole HCDC with Converter/ Grounding Electrode Stations
Project Description

Scope:

  • Evacuation of Power from Coal based Plants located at Thar, Port Qasim and Hub.
  • 4000 MW ±660 kV HVDC Line Matiari-Lahore, 878km. 
  • Two (2) 40 km Electrode Lines and associated stations. 
  • Associated 500kV HVAC T/Lines at both Converter Stations. 

 

Project Details 2000 MW with 10% overloaded capability for 2 hours
Location Matiari to Lahore
Province Sindh and Punjab
Estimated Cost (US $ Million) 1,500
Executing Company / Sponsors China Electric Power Equipment and Technology Co.Ltd.(CET) / State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC)
Financing Independent Transmission Company (ITC)
Coordinating Ministry Ministry of Water and Power
Supervising Agency National Transmission & Despatch Company (NTDC)
Project Progress Update
  • Feasibility study completed.
  • Tariff determined by NEPRA.
  • TSA/IA initialed in December 2016.
  • Land acquisition for converter stations at Lahore and Matiari completed.
  • China Electric Power Equipment and Technology Company(CET) / State Grid nominated by Chinese side.
  • COD expected in 2018 / 2019.