Skip to Content

Gwadar’s 300 MW coal power plant to end energy scarcity by 2023

by May 29, 2022 Affairs

The longstanding issue of Gwadar city due to growing energy scarcity would end by October, 2023 after the completion of the 300 megawatts coal-fired power plant.

An official source told the APP while sharing exclusive updates of the project that the 300-megawatt coal-fired Gwadar Power Plant would cater the needs of some 150,000 local people by the end of 2023, under the 2050 Master Plan of Gwadar,

The power plant is one of the key energy projects under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor.

The project is aimed at improving reliability on local power supply that would help to resolve the issue of power outages in current economic development and urban expansion in Gwadar region.

All major projects under CPEC in Gwadar, including Gwadar Power Plant, the New Gwadar International Airport the China Pak Friendship Hospital, China-Pak Technical and Vocational Institute Gwadar, the Gwadar East-bay Expressway Gwadar Free Zone, and Gwadar Port would go a long way to bring about development in the region.

Source: Radio Pakistan