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GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN

 

MINISTRY OF WATER & POWER



Islamabad, 10th Aug, 2017: TURTONAS-UZGHOR HYDROPOWER PROJECT, First Meeting of Panel of Experts(POE) ...


Islamabad, 04th Aug, 2017: PPIB ISSUES LOS TO FIRST EVER HVDC TRANSMISSION LINE PROJECT IN PAKISTAN...


Islamabad, 07th Jun, 2017: ALL STEPS BEING TAKEN TO ERADICATE POWER OUTAGES...


Islamabad, 29th May, 2017: Panel of Experts(POE) meeting was held to review Supplementary Report on Updated Flows & Energy of 545 MW Kaigah Hydropower Project...


Islamabad, 26th May, 2017: PPIB ISSUES LOI TO 300 MW COAL POWER PROJECT AT GWADAR...


Islamabad, 19th May, 2017: 9th ANNUAL POWER GEN CONFERENCE HELD AT SERENA HOTEL ISLAMABAD...


Islamabad, 15th Feb, 2017: PPIB BOARD APPROVES ISSUANCE OF LOI TO 878 KM +- 660 kV HVDC MATIARI-LAHORE TRANSMISSION LINE PROJECT IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR...


Islamabad, 25th Jan, 2017: SECURITY PACKAGE AGREEMENTS FOR TWO 1650 MW COAL BASED POWER PROJECTS SIGNED...


Islamabad, 09th Jan, 2017: LARGEST HYDRO IPP ACHIEVES FINANCIAL CLOSE...


Islamabad, 04th Oct, 2016: AFFORDABLE POWER GENERATION TOP PRIORITY OF GOVERNMENT...


Islamabad, 30th Jun, 2016: Private Power and Infrastructure Board & Power Universal Investment Co. Ltd, Dubai UAE executed Letter of Support for development of 640 MW Azad-Pattan Hydropower Project...


Islamabad, 9th Jun, 2016: STANDARD IMPLEMENTATION AGREEMENT FOR R-LNG BASED POWER PROJECTS APPROVED...


Islamabad, 3rd May, 2016: ROAD TO SELF RELIANCE: PPIB APPROVES TWO 330 MW PROJECTS BASED AT THAR COAL...


Islamabad, 22nd April, 2016: PPIB ISSUES LETTER OF SUPPORT TO 1320 MW COAL BASED IPP AT HUB...


Islamabad, 20th April, 2016: PPIB Receives Excellent Response for Development of Hydropower Project...


Islamabad, 14th March, 2016: The Government of Pakistan accords high importance to the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which will give a major relief to the power sector of Pakistan...


Islamabad, 6th January, 2016: Govt Following Multi Pronged Policy To Cater Power Sector Issues...


ISLAMABAD, 22nd December 2015: Financial closure of first coal fired power generation plant in the country has been achieved by Port Qasim Electric Power Company Private Limited for establishing a 1320 MW project at Port Qasim, Karachi...


Islamabad, 23rd November, 2015: AJK-IA initialling Ceremony of Karot Hydropower Project...


Kotli, 15th October, 2015: Another Milestone Achieved - Groundbreaking Ceremony of 102 MW Gulpur Hydro Power Project...


Islamabad, 13th October, 2015: Gulpur Hydro Power Project - Signing of AJ&K Implementation Agreement Direct Agreement & Water Use Agreement at PPIB.


Islamabad, 17th September, 2015: PPIB TARGETS TO ACHIEVE FINANCIAL CLOSE FOR OVER 5000 MW IPPs DURING THIS YEAR...


Islamabad, 11th September, 2015: PPIB signed Implementation Direct Agreement for the construction of Gulpur Hydropower Project in Azad Kashmir...


Islamabad, 31st August, 2015: LOS issued to Siddiqsons Energy Limited for establishment of 350MW imported coal based power project at Port Qasim Karachi.


Islamabad, 21st August, 2015: ISSUANCE OF LETTER OF INTEREST TO 2x660 MW COAL POWER PROJECT AT THAR BY SHANGHAI ELECTRIC GROUP COMPANY...


Islamabad, 16th Jun, 2015: CHINESE COMPANY TO SETUP 1400 MW THAR COAL POWER PROJECT...


Islamabad, 04th May, 2015: First 660 Mw Thar Coal Fired Power Plant Implementation And Power Purchase Agreements Signed, Generation Expected By End Of 2017 ...


Islamabad, 12th March, 2015: PPIB ISSUES LOIs TO 3440 MW COAL POWER PROJECTS...


Islamabad 04th February 2015: COAL AND R-LNG ON THE CARDS FOR POWER GENERATION IN PAKISTAN...


PPIB

The Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) was created in 1994 as "One Window Facilitator" to promote private sector participation in the power sector  of Pakistan. PPIB facilitates investors in establishing private power projects and related infrastructure, executes Implementation Agreement (IA) with Project Sponsors and issues sovereign guarantees on behalf of Government of Pakistan.

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Achievements

  • Successfully managed to induct 31 independent private power projects totaling about 9071 MW.

  • Attracted an investment of around US$ 9.4 billion.

  • IPPs are around 50% of the country's present installed generation capacity.

  • Attracted leading international /  local investors and lenders to the Pakistan Power Sector.

  • Contributed in development of domestic capital markets.

  • Supported economic growth and enhanced power supply.

  • 84 MW New Bong Hydropower Project, the first hydro IPP in Pakistan/AJK Commissioned.

  • 870 MW Suki Kinari, Financial Close Achieved by 31 Dec 2016. Construction has been started.

  • 1320 MW PQEPCL construction activities are ahead of schedule.

  • 1320 MW Sahiwal Coal Power Project, 660MW inaugurated by PM. Remaining 660MW also started operation.

  • 102 MW Gulpur Hydropower Project, Ground Breaking Ceremony held on 15-October-2015 and 35% Completed

  • 660 MW Engro Powergen Thar Limited started construction activities.

  • 720 MW Karot HPP FC acheived on 22 Feb 2017 and construction has been started

  • 717 MW RLNG based Power Project inaugurated by Prime Minister at Bhikki Sheikhupura.

Current Activities
  • Setting up of Private Power Projects under Power Policy 2015.

  • Development of Coal and Hydropower Projects under China Pakistan Economic Corridor Framework Agreement

  • Development of (Local, Thar and Imported) Coal Based Power Projects

  • Policy of Power Co-Generation (Bagasse / Biomass and Coal) for Sugar Industry 2008.

  • Transmission Lines Policy to encourage private sector.

  • Proposals for:

    • 80 MW Neckeherdim-Paur Hydropower Project, Chitral Khyber Pakhtunkhwa - will be advertised shortly

    • 197 MW Kalam Asrit Hydropower Project, Swat valley - will be advertised shortly

 
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