nation.com.pk 26 Jan, 2017
An agreement, to set up two coal-fired power plants, has been signed between Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) and China Power Hub Generation Company (CPHGC). As per the agreements, CPHGC will establish two coal based power plants which includes one 1,320 MW in Hub, Balochistan and 330 MW at Thar in Sindh province. Both the projects will be completed in 2019 and will cost $2 billion and $500 million respectively. Construction work on site of the 1,320 MW project in Hub has already been started and its first unit will be synchronized on 31st December, 2018. The commercial operation date (CoD) of the project is August 2019.