387 MW to be generated by 2018 from Baggase

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387 MW to be generated by 2018 from Baggase

ISLAMABAD, Oct 29 (APP): Alternative Energy Development
Board has issued Letters of Intent (LOIs) to 12 companies and
sugar mills to generate 387 MW electricity.
Official sources told APP here that these projects
were on different stages of development. Out of 12, some six
projects would start generation by December 2017 while remain
would be operationalized by 2018.
The projects would start generation in first phase
included 15 MW Hamza Sugar Mill Limited (Rahim Yar Khan),
41 MW Layyah Sugar Mills Ltd, 19 MW Alliance Sugar Mills
Ltd (Ghotki), 20 MW Safina Sugar Mills Chiniot, 45 MW
Almoiz Industries Ltd Mianwali and 67 MW EAtihad Power
Generation Rahim Yar Khan.
Similarly, the projects which would start generation
in 2nd phase included 22 MW Chanar Energy Limited Faisalabad,
36 MW RYK Energy Rahim Yar Khan, 32 MW Shahtaj Sugar Mills Ltd
Mandi Bahauddin, 30 MW each Sheikhoo Power Limited Muzafar
Garh, Indus Energy Ltd Rajanpur and Hamza Sugar Mills Unit-II.
The sources said that four companies had already achieved
commercial operation date and were generating 145.1 MW
electricity.
These projects included 26.35 MW each JDW Sugar Mills
Unit-II) and JDW Sugar Mills (UNit-III), 30 MW RYK Mills Ltd and
62.4 MW Chiniot Power Ltd.
It is pertinent to mention here that the AEDB had announced
the framework for power co-generation 2013 (Baggase/Biomass) in
February 2013.