Port Qasim SSRL power station

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Port Qasim SSRL power station is a proposed 440-megawatt (MW) coal plant in Karachi, Pakistan.


The map below shows the location of Port Qasim, the approximate location of the proposed project

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According to a July 2014 report, Dong Fang Electric Corporation (DEC) would set up two coal plants with a capacity of 220 MW each at Port Qasim, Karachi. Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah welcomed DEC for signing the accord with J-Energy/SSRL and offered administrative support and attractive incentives. The project would be based on Thar coal, and would be targeted for completion by the end of 2017 or early 2018.[1]

There have been no further reports on this project since July 2014. It appears to be abandoned.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: J-Energy and Sino-Sindh Resources Ltd (SSRL)
  • Parent company: Dong Fang Electric Corporation
  • Location: Port Qasim, Karachi, Sindh province, Pakistan
  • Coordinates: 26.1, 68.5 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Capacity: 2 x 220 MW
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