1,223MW IPP to start operations this month

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s third regasified liquiefied natural gas-based independent power project (IPP) of 1,223MW has been completed and is expected to start commercial operation by the end of July, the Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) said.

The project — located in Balloki, Kasur — was initiated in Nov 2015 and completed at a cost of $798.18m.

It was sponsored by National Power Parks Management Company Ltd, Ministry of Energy (Power Division) while PPIB issued its letter of intent and support for the development.

Published in Dawn, 18th July, 2018