First anniversary of the commercial operation of the Kassim power station in Pakistan

2019-05-02

On April 25, the 2×660MW coal-fired power station in Kassim Port, Pakistan entered the first anniversary of commercial operation. Over the past year, Kassim Power Station has overcome various difficulties and external unfavorable factors, generating 7.719 billion kWh of electricity throughout the year. Since the beginning of power generation, it has accumulated 518 days of safe production and more than 9.7 billion kWh of power generation. It has played a vital role in alleviating power shortages, promoting local economic development and improving people's lives.


As the first large-scale power energy project of the “China-Pakistan Economic Corridor”, Kassem Power Station has attracted much attention. In the past year, Kassim Power Company has taken effective measures to effectively cope with 16 times of plant-wide power loss and 98-time transmission line trips to ensure that the unit equipment and system are running well. At the same time, Kassim Power Station actively strengthened negotiations and coordination with the relevant departments of the Pakistani government, promoted the transformation of the Pakistan National Electric Power Company's 500KV transmission line, successfully signed the relevant PPA agreement and successfully completed the first extended maintenance task of the two units. The m power station has laid a solid foundation for long-term safe, stable, economic and reliable operation.


It is reported that during the construction period of Kassim, more than 4,000 jobs were directly created in the local area. After entering the commercial operation, more than 600 long-term jobs were provided to the local people, and various taxes were paid over 240 million US dollars for the economic development of Pakistan. A major contribution. The power station attaches great importance to the surrounding environmental protection. The power generation is strictly implemented in accordance with international environmental protection standards and Pakistan's environmental protection standards, and the use of nearly two years to transplant 125 acres of mangroves. While providing local power supply to the local area, it has retained the “blue water and blue sky” for the local area.