ISLAMABAD: Alternative Energy Development Board has issued Letters of Intent to 12 companies and sugar mills to generate 387 megawatts of electricity by 2018. According to official sources, out of 12 projects, six have already started generation, while others would be operational by 2018. The projects, which started generation in first phase, include Hamza Sugar Mill Limited Rahim Yar Khan, Layyah Sugar Mills Ltd, Alliance Sugar Mills Ltd Ghotki, Safina Sugar Mills Chiniot, Almoiz Industries Ltd Mianwali and Etihad Power Generation Rahim Yar Khan. Similarly, the projects which would start generation in the second phase include Chanar Energy Limited Faisalabad, RYK Energy Rahim Yar Khan, Shahtaj Sugar Mills Ltd Mandi Bahauddin, Sheikhoo Power Limited Muzafargarh, Indus Energy Ltd Rajanpur and Hamza Sugar Mills Unit-II.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 5th, 2017.