coal fired power plants to be set up in Pakistan as part of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor.
Installed generation capacity of these plants once fully operational. The estimated cost of the plants is US $2.8 billion.
coal-mining blocks in Thar have been identified to feed the power plants. The estimated cost of setting up the infrastructure and making the plants operational is US $2.2 billion.
Estimated year of completion. The Thar power plants and surface coal mines are expected, along with other coal projects in Port Qasim, to solve Pakistan’s energy crisis.