Neelum-Jhelum project’s Unit-2 synchronized with national grid

LAHORE: Consequent upon the completion of its mechanical-run tests, unit no 2 of Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project has also been successfully synchronized Tuesday with the national grid. The unit has generated up to 185MW electricity on trial basis. The unit will gradually attain its maximum generation capacity – 242.25MW in due course of time. The unit no 2 will also undergo reliability test and reliability period in accordance with the contractual obligations. It is worth mentioning here that unit no 3 currently in its 30-day reliability period since May 18 has also been contributing 242.25 MW power to its full capacity to the National Grid. Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project has so far been injected about 90 million units of electricity to the system which equals to a revenue of Rs1 billion.

Published in Business Recorder, 31st May, 2018