ISLAMABAD: CIHC Pak Power Company Limited has submitted an application to the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) for power tariff for its 300MW coal-fired power plant. The company is setting up its coal-fired plant in Gwadar at an approximate cost of $542.4 million. The proposed annual plant availability would be 85% while the petitioner assumed 37% net efficiency in its petition filed with the regulator, said the officials. The petitioner proposed a tariff control period of 30 years for the plant. The petitioner sought levelised tariff at Rs8.49 per kWh. The plant would generate 2,033GWh electricity annually, officials added. The project entails setting it up on a build own and operate (BOO) basis based on imported coal.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 28th, 2018.
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