330MW plants connected with National Grid: ETPL

ISLAMABAD: The Chief Executive Officer of Engro Powergen Thar Limited (EPTL), Ahsan Zafar Syed has announced that Pakistan has made history by achieving successful connection of its two 330MW power plants with the National Grid for the back-feed power supply required for the plant start-up.

As per the plan, the power plants are required to inject electricity to the NTDC Grid post commissioning, and the successful back-feed operation of injecting electrons through the NTDC grid into the power plants is testament to the timely completion of the power project.

Talking to Business Recorder Ahsan Zafar Syed said that the achievement of successful back-feed operations entailed construction work by NTDC of various aspects including laying down a 282-km long 500 kV Double Circuit Quad-Bundle transmission line from EPTL plant to Jamshoro in Sindh.

Published in Business Recorder, 3rd August, 2018