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Pakistan - Power

Pakistan has total 81operational power plants with installed capacity of 24857MW producing 95730GWh of electricity.

No

Source

No of Plants

Installed Capacity (MW)

Generation 2015 (GWh)

Installed Capacity (%)

Generation in System (%)

1

Hydro

23

7114.7

32074

28.6

33.5

2

Thermal

49

16599.1

58177.103

66.8

60.8

3

Nuclear

3

787

4996

3.2

5.2

4

Wind

5

256.4

457

1.0

0.5

5

Solar

1

100

26

0.4

0.03

 

Total :

81

24857.2

95730.103

100.0

100.0

 

Installed Capacity by different Power Producers

No

Producers

No of Plants

Installed Capacity (MW)

Generation 2015 (GWh)

Installed Power (%)

Generation (%)

1

WAPDA(Hydro)

19

6901.7

31525

27.8

13.3

2

IPPs(Hydro)

4

213

549

0.9

0.2

 

IPPs(Thermal)

30

8691

43547

35.0

18.4

3

GENCOs(Thermal)

14

5924

146030.103

23.8

61.8

4

KESC(Thermal)

5

1984

9318

8.0

3.9

5

PAEC(Nuclear)

3

787

4996

3.2

2.1

6

AEDB (Wind)

5

256.4

457

1.0

0.2

 

AEDB(Solar)

1

100

26

0.4

0.01

 

Total :

81

24857.2

95730.103

100.0

100.0

 

Installed Capacity Development in last 10 Years

Year

Hydro power(MW)

Thermal (MW)

Nuclear( MW)

Wind+Sola r (MW)

Total (MW)

increase in %age Year by Year

2006

6493

10577

462

 

17532

0.0

2007

6474

10727

462

 

17663

0.7

2008

6555

10947

462

 

17964

1.7

2009

6555

11142

462

 

18159

1.1

2010

6555

12012

462

 

19029

4.8

2011

6627

13709

787

 

21123

11.0

2012

6627

13222

787

 

20636

-2.3

2013

6928

13222

787

50

20987

1.7

2014

7097

14251

787

106

22241

6.0

2015

7115

16599

787

356

24857

11.8

 

The following are the power sectors in Pakistan :-

Hydro Power :-

Pakistan has 23 hydroelectric power plants including three mega dams Tarbela, Mangla and Ghazi Barotha. Almost all of which lie in the K.P.K, Punjab and AJK. These power plants are mostly made on river Indus, river Jhelum, and on some small canals. Installed capacity of these hydro power Plants is 7115 MW out of which 4304 MW is in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 1699 MW in Punjab and 1114 MW in AJK. Total production of these power plants are 32074 GWh which is 34% of total power generation of Pakistan.

No

Name of Power Plant

City

Generation 2015 (MWh)

Capacity Factor (%)

1

Tarbela Dam

KPK/ Tarbela

14759000

48.4

2

Mangla Dam

AJK/ Mangla

6310000

72.0

3

Ghazi Barotha Dam

Punjab/Ghazi Brotha

6612000

52.1

4

Warsak Water

KPK/Peshawar

908000

42.7

5

Chashma Head

Punjab/ Chashma

980000

60.8

6

Jinnah Head

KPK/ Mianwali

185000

22.0

7

Khan Khwar HPP

KPK/ Shangla

249000

39.5

8

Allai Khwar

KPK/ Shangla

461000

43.5

9

Dubair Khwar HPP

KPK/ Shangla

610000

53.6

10

Dargai

KPK/ dargai

106000

60.5

11

Rasul

Punjab/ Rasul

67000

34.8

12

Chichoki Mallian

Punjab/ chichoki mallian

32000

28.1

13

Shadiwal

Punjab/ Shadiwal

25000

21.1

14

Kurramg arhi

KPK/ Kurramgari

19000

54.2

15

Renala

Punjab/Renala

2000

22.8

16

Chitral

KPK/Chitral

4000

45.7

17

Nandipur

Punjab/Nandipur

33000

27.3

18

Gomal Zam

KPK/North

43000

28.2

19

Jabban

KPK/Malakand

120000

62.3

20

Jagran HPP

AJK

92000

35.0

21

Malakan d-111 HPP

KPK/Malakand

408000

57.5

22

Pehure

KPK

49000

31.1

Grand Total :

549000

 

 

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