MOU to be signed with Russian Co. for coal power plant

Karachi: Russian Company JSC Technopromexport will convert two power plants of 1400 megawatt fired by furnace oil to coal, according to sources.

The memorandum of understanding (MOU) would be signed next week with Russian company in this regard.

According to Federal secretary for water and power, Saifullah Chatta Jamshoro Power Plant of 800 MW and Guddu Power Plant of 600 MW present fired by furnace oil would be converted to coal-fired.

Secretary water and power said that the Russian company JSC Technopromexport has also expressed its willingness to set up a power plant of 600 MW in Balochistan’s Coal Power Park.