Lucky Cement unit gets licence to generate 660MW coal power

Lucky Cement unit gets licence to generate 660MW coal power
Published: 08 March 2016


The government of Pakistan has licensed Lucky Electric Power Co, a concern of Lucky Cement, to generate electricity from its 660MW coal-fired plant.

“In order to meet the future energy needs of the country and to improve the energy mix, the Pakistan Power Infrastructure Board issued letter of intent to various local and foreign investors/groups, including Lucky Cement Limited for setting up 660MW imported coal-based generation facility at Deh Ghangario, Bin Qasim Town,” according to a document obtained by The International News (Pakistan).

“The entire electric output will be sold to the National Transmission & Despatch Company (NTDC) and NTDC will be responsible for the construction of the infrastructure and transmission line and will seek and obtain all related approvals pertaining to the construction of transmission line and power evacuation.”