DG Khan Cement (DGKC) is to set up its second 8.6MW waste heat recovery power plant at its Kalar Kaahar unit.
Sources said that with generation capacity of 8.6MW the plant would save the company’s energy cost by PKR300m (US$3.6m) from 2013. Based on Ammonia technology, the 8.6MW waste heat power plant will provide company an edge over previously used water: based heat recovery plant due to its uninterrupted power generation.
Along with efficient power source, the company would save maintenance and fuel cost as well. The management of the DG Khan Cement said that it expected the set-up period for this plant would be around two years and is likely to commence its generation from the mid- 2013.