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CPEC Energy Projects

By Engr. Ch. Waseem Sajjad

 

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

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.
• Expected Commercial Operation Date (COD) June 2018.

 

Suki Kinari Hydropower Station, Naran,Khyber Pukhtunkhwa

Progress update:
• Financial Close achieved.
• Land acquisition award announced on 17th Nov, 2016.
• EPC Contractor mobilized to initiate construction activities.
• Commercial Operation Date (COD) 2021/2022.

 

Sahiwal 2x660MW Coal-fired Power Plant, Punjab

Progress update:
• Financial Closed (FC) achieved.
• Inauguration of first unit (1×660 MW) by the Prime Minister of Pakistan on 25th May 2017.
• Second unit synchronized with system and complex is successfully contributing more than 1000 MW continuously.
• Commercial Operation Date (COD) Achieved.
• Project Completed.
• Project has been connected to National grid.
• Current Status: Operational

 

Engro Thar Block II 2×330MW Coal fired Power Plant 
TEL 1×330MW Mine Mouth Lignite Fired Power Project at Thar Block-II, Sindh, Pakistan
Thal Nova 1×330MW Mine Mouth Lignite Fired Power Project at Thar Block-II, Sindh, Pakistan

Progress update:
• Financial Closed (FC) achieved in April, 2016.
• Team mobilized at site.
• Construction work in progress.
• Construction of Transmission line-contract awarded. Contractor mobilized
• Commercial Operation Date (COD) June, 2019

 

Hydro China Dawood 50MW Wind Farm(Gharo, Thatta)

Progress update:
• Financial Closed (FC) achieved on March 27, 2015.
• Commercial Operation Date (COD) attained 5th April, 2017.
• Project Completed
• Current Status: Operational (5th April 2017)

 

300MW Imported Coal Based Power Project at Gwadar, Pakistan

Progress update:
• PPIB issued LOI
• Site finalized by CCCC
• Section IV for land acquisition reprocessed by Deputy Commissioner for 200 acres
• Environment report prepared by EMC consultant and submitted to EPA and GDA. GDA submitted comments on report to EPA. Need approval of Balochistan EPA.

 

Quaid-e-Azam 1000MW Solar Park (Bahawalpur) Quaid-e-Azam

Progress update:
• COD of 3 x 100 MW attained in August 2016.

 

UEP 100MW Wind Farm (Jhimpir, Thatta)

Progress update:
• Financial Closed (FC) achieved on March 30, 2015.
• Commercial Operation Date (COD) attained 16th June, 2017.
• Current Status: Operational.

 

Sachal 50MW Wind Farm (Jhimpir, Thatta)

Progress update:
• Financial Closed (FC) achieved on December 18, 2015.
• Commercial Operation Date (COD) attained 11 April, 2017.
• Project Completed
• Current Status: Operational (11 April 2017)

 

SSRL Thar Coal Block-I 6.8 mtpa &SEC Mine Mouth Power Plant(2×660MW)

Progress Update:
• Mine Commercial production is expected by 2019
• Plant Expected Commercial Operation Date (COD) 2020

 

Karot Hydropower Station

Progress Update:
• Land acquisition award done.
• Financial Close achieved on 22nd February 2017.
• Construction of access road/bridge, concrete batching plant, diversion tunnel and spillway, etc. are in process.
• Work initiated through equity – 25% civil works completed.
• Commercial Operation Date (COD) 2020/2021.

 

Three Gorges Second Wind Power Project
Three Gorges Third Wind Power Project

Progress update:
• LOS issued in August 2016.
• EPA initialed on 30th Nov, 2016.
• Construction activity already started from equity.
• Financial Close March 2017.
• COD September, 2018.

 

CPHGC 1,320MW Coal-fired Power Plant, Hub, Balochistan

Progress update:
• IA/ Power Purchase Agreement Signed on 25th January 2017
• LOS issued on 12th April 2016; 1st extension to LOS issued on 24th January 2017
• Ground breaking ceremony held on 21 March 2017
• Expected Commercial Operation Date (COD) 660 MW Dec 2018, 660 MW Aug 2019

 

Matiari to Lahore ±660kV HVDC Transmission Line 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.

 

Thar Mine Mouth Oracle Power Plant ( 1320MW) & surface mine

Progress update:
• Feasibility stage tariff obtained for coal
• Shareholding agreement on new equity partners in process
• Upfront Tariff on Thar Coal has ceased to exist on 19th January 2017

 

Actively Promoted Projects:

 

Kohala Hydel Project, AJK

Progress update:

• Feasibility Study (stage-1) Tariff Announced by NEPRA.
• Land Acquisition process started.
• Environmental Impact Assessment study being updated.
• EPC Contractor has been selected.

• Financial close planned in Dec 2017.
• Transmission/interconnection study has been approved by NTDC.
• Expected Commercial Operation Date (COD) 2023.

 

Rahimyar khan imported fuel Power Plant 1320 MW

Progress update:
• Feasibility in process

 

Cacho 50MW Wind Power Project

Western Energy (Pvt.) Ltd. 50MW Wind Power Project

Phandar Hydropower Station

Gilgit KIU Hydropower

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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