Across the border: Indian, Pakistani experts meet on power trade

Meeting including the establishment of a HVDC link to transfer 500 megawatts of electricity across the border.

Our Correspondent August 03, 2012

ISLAMABAD:


A second meeting on the trade of electricity between India and Pakistan of a group of experts was held here on Thursday.


A six-member Indian expert group was headed by Indian Ministry of Power Joint Secretary (Transmission), while the Pakistani group was led by Ministry of Water and Power Joint Secretary (Power).

The meeting was held in a cordial atmosphere and both sides discussed proposals for electricity trade in detail, including the establishment of a HVDC link to transfer 500 megawatts of electricity across the border.

The lines will emanate from a grid station in India and terminate at a grid station in Pakistan and further discussion with the National Transmission and Despatch Company will be held in
this regard.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 4th, 2012.

 

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