Gwadar Port Energy generation projects will be connected to National Grid

Chinese Team visited Quetta Electric Supply Company (QESCO) headquarters on Tuesday for Gwadar master plan in order to estimate the future requirements of energy in Gwadar area.

The FHDI project director Mr. Meng Quanquan lead the delegation accompanied by Marketing manager Ling Jianping. Officials from National Engineering Services Pakistan (NESPAK) and executives from Energy department also attended the meeting.

While briefing Chinese team chief engineer planning QESCO, Adnan Riaz said the company utilizes the services of 7000 employees and 6 operation circles striving for uninterrupted power supply in 31 districts and 14 operational divisions and to almost 600,000 consumers.

He said the company is getting energy from various sources including Guddu Barrage, Oach, Habbibullah Coastal, Sibi, Dera Ghazi Khan-Loralai and Dadu-Khuzdar Thermal power 220KV.

The attendees also discussed various future plans to meet the energy demand and connecting Gwadar project with National Grid for which PC-1 already dispatched to Federal Government.

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The delegation was told that several grid stations—Ormara Deep Seaport and Jiwani Grid Stations are underway in Makran Division and work is in progress to connect Makran Grid Station with National Grid Network.

Moreover, many suitable locations were suggested to start new energy projects to curb the power shortage in the port city. Meng Quanquan appreciated QESCO efforts in supplying power to Gwadar and ensured future cooperation in energy generation.