PPIB issues LoS
Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) has issued Letter of Support (LoS) to 660 kV Matiari-Lahore HVDC Transmission Line Project. The project will have bipole HVDC technology, having approximately 880 kilometres length, with two converter stations one each at both Matiari and Lahore ends. The line will have transfer capability of transmitting 4000MW. This is the first ever transmission line project in the private sector in Pakistan and first project under the Transmission Line Policy 2015 approved by the present government to incentivize private sector for development of transmission lines in order to support huge new power generation.
Published in Business Recorder, 10th August, 2017