Early harvest, CPEC projects adding 17,045 MW electricity to national grid

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ISLAMABAD, MAY 20 (APP): As much as 17,045 megawatts of energy would be generated through early harvest prioritized as well as actively promoted China Pakistan
Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects all across the country to overcome energy crisis, bolstering economic activities and promote growth.

Electricity of 5,785 megawatt would be generated through various hydel, coal, wind and solar projects in Punjab provinces followed by 5,630 megawatt in Sindh, 2,940 megawatt in Baluchistan, 870 megawatts in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa while 1,820 megawatt electricity would be generated in Azad Jammu and Kashmir under the project,
official sources told APP.

Out of the total CPEC energy projects, 10,400 would be generated through early harvest prioritized energy projects including 4,4210 MW in Sindh, 3,640 MW in Punjab, 960 MW in Baluchistan, 870 MW in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 720 MW in AJK.