Dastgir lays basis stone of 500 kV Suki Kinari Transmission Line Challenge
The Federal Minister for Energy, Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan has stated that the current authorities is concentrating on surroundings pleasant, reasonably priced inexperienced power by means of hydro, photo voltaic and wind sources. He was addressing the ground-breaking ceremony of Suki Kinari transmission line venture, held close to Kaghan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
The 75-kilometer-long 500 kV double circuit transmission line is being constructed with an estimated price of PKR 18,704 million for evacuation of energy from 884 MW Suki Kinari hydropower venture.
This transmission line will join the 884 MW Suki Kinari Hydel energy plant to Nationwide Grid, by means of which energy might be additional transmitted to load centres of Pakistan.
Minister for Energy, Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan stated that the Suki Kinari Hydropower Challenge was began in 2017 underneath the China-Pakistan Financial Hall (CPEC) with an estimated price of USD 2100 million.
The venture will generate round 3.129 billion kWh/items yearly. Furthermore, 6000 plus jobs might be created throughout the building of this venture. NEPRA had awarded levelized tariff to M/s SK Hydro on the fee of Rs. 8.8145/kWh in 2014. The facility plant would begin electrical energy era in Nov, 2024.
The Managing Director NTDC, Engr. Dr. Rana Abdul Jabbar Khan additionally spoke on the event and stated that phase-1 of 500 kV Suki Kinari transmission line is being constructed by means of mortgage from native banks.
The transmission line will strengthen NTDC transmission community. It should additionally assist to flourish industrialization together with creation of employment for the general public that may additional carry enchancment in socio-economic situation of nation.
Low cost and clear power produced from Suki Kinari HPP might be equipped to home, agricultural and industrial customers.
The development of transmission line can be accomplished previous to the CoD of hydro energy venture.
Later, Minister for Energy, Engr. Khurram Dastgir alongwith MD (NTDC), MD (PPIB) and different senior officers of each from NTDC and Chinese language firm visited the Suki Kinari Hydropower venture website. Native political management, massive variety of locals and NTDC staff had been additionally current throughout the groundbreaking ceremony.