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Energy minister presents details of agreements with 11 IPPs

Lalipur Power Limited became operational on November 6, 1996, its PPA would expire on November 28, 2028, and its unit cost is 35.76/kwh

By Our Correspondent
July 05, 2024
Minister for Energy Awais Leghari speaks at an interview. — x/GovtofPakistan/File
Minister for Energy Awais Leghari speaks at an interview. — x/GovtofPakistan/File 

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Energy Awais Leghari on Thursday presented the list of 11 residual furnace oil (RFO)-based IPPs and the details of date of setting up of the plant, per unit price of electricity generation, and date of expiry of agreement with the government for purchase of electricity.

In a written reply to the question of Dr Zarqa Suharwardy Taimur during the question hour in the Senate.

The minister told the Senate that Hub Power Company with installed capacity of 1,292 MW which operate on the RFO initiated its commercial operation on March 31, 1997 and its power purchase agreement (PPA) would expire on March 30, 2027, and its unit cost is Rs41.66 per kwh.

Kohinoor Energy Limited with an installed capacity of 131 MW started operation on June 20, 1997, its PPA will expire on June 29, 2027, and its unit cost is Rs36.66/kwh.

Lalipur Power Limited became operational on November 6, 1996, its PPA would expire on November 28, 2028, and its unit cost is 35.76/kwh.

Pakgen Power Limited commercial operation started on February 1, 1998, its PPA would expire on October 7, 2028, and its unit cost is Rs36.22/kwh. Saba Power Limited with an installed capacity of 134 MW started commercial operation on December 31, 1999, its PPA would expire on December 30, 2029, and its unit cost is Rs43.36/kwh. Attock Gen Power with an installed capacity of 165 MW started operation on March 17, 2009, its PPA would expire on March 17, 2034, and its unit cost is Rs32.97/kwh.

Atlas Power Limited with installed capacity of 225 MW commenced its commercial operation on December 18, 2009, its PPA will expire on March 23, 2035, and its unit cost is Rs31.07/kwh.

Nishat Power Limited with installed capacity of 200 MW started operation on June 9, 2010, its PPA would expire on June 8, 2035, and its unit cost is Rs36.87/kwh.

Nishat Chunian Power Limited with installed capacity of 200 MW became operational on July 11, 2010, its PPA would expire on April 10, 2035, and its unit cost is Rs41.22/kwh.

Narowal Energy Limited with the installed capacity of 200 MW baceme commercially operational on April 22, 2011, its PPA would expire on June 30, 2036, and its unit cost is Rs40.05/kwh.

Liberty Power Tech Limited with the installed commercial capacity of 200 MW became operational January 13, 2011, its PPA will expire on January 4, 2036, and its unit cost is Rs36.64/kwh.