CPEC: Largest transmission line project to take 27 months   

The transmission line will start from Matiari near Hyderabad and end at Nankana Sahab near Lahore


APP December 19, 2016
PHOTO: AFP

KARACHI: China Electric Power Equipment and Technology (CET), a subsidiary of State Grid Corp of China, has said that it will participate in the largest high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) transmission line project along the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

The 910km, 660-kilovolt Matiari-Lahore HVDC transmission line, which will be built on the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract basis, also includes two converter stations.“EPC contracts are common in the construction industry,” reports China Daily on Monday.

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The transmission line will start from a converter station in Matiari near Hyderabad and end at Nankana Sahab near Lahore.

The contract is worth over $1.76 billion and work on the project will take 27 months, according to CET. “The project, once completed, will help transmit 4,000 megawatts of electricity annually,” said Zheng Baihua, CET Deputy Manager in General.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 20th, 2016.

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