Pakistan: 1 GW more next month

Pakistan: 1 GW more next month

Overview

  • Release Date: September 15, 2016

The Ministry of Water and Power of Pakistan informed the Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif that nine power projects of over 1000 MW will be ready for the inauguration next month.

These power projects include 330 MW from wind farm and 680 MW from nuclear power projects.

Chashma III nuclear power project which was started in 2011 and has the capacity to generate 340 MW electricity will be completed next month while the Chashma 4 nuclear power plant which was started in 2011 and has the capacity to generate 340 MW electricity will be ready for inauguration in March 2017.

Mr. Nawaz Sharif , Prime minister of Pakistan is personally monitoring the progress of all these projects to ensure their timely competition.

Energy shortage is one of the biggest issue in Pakistan and these power projects will not only resolve the energy problem but will also contribute towards economic growth, reduce the unemployment rate and increase the foreign investment in Pakistan.

 

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Arnaud Lefevre

Arnaud Lefevre is the Chief Executive Officer of Dynatom International. Arnaud is in charge of the international development of the business portfolio.