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    China and Pakistan join hands to promote efficient energy use

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    Sahiwal coal-fired power station

      Recently, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor’s first large-scale energy project for power generation, the Sahiwal coal-fired power station jointly invested and constructed by China Huaneng Shandong Power Generation Co.
    , Ltd.
    and China Shandong Ruyi Group won the 16th Annual Environmental Excellence Award (Power and Energy) in Pakistan.

    Up to now, the Sahiwal coal-fired power station has won 15 national and 26 provincial and ministerial awards issued by the Pakistani government, and its environmental protection work has been highly appreciated by all walks of life in Pakistan

    The Sahiwal coal-fired power station officially started in 2015 and put into operation in 2017.
    It is the most advanced coal-fired power station in Pakistan with the most advanced technology, the best environmental protection indicators, and the fastest construction speed

    The power station fills a quarter of the electricity gap in Pakistan


      Recently, the total power generation in Pakistan has maintained a steady increase.
    While the domestic power shortage problem has continued to be alleviated, the power generation energy structure has also been significantly optimized

    Energy and power construction projects under the framework of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor have been put into operation one after another, which has contributed to the optimization of Pakistan's power structure


      During the 2018/2019 fiscal year, the total power generation of Pakistan has maintained a steady increase.
    While the domestic power shortage problem has continued to be alleviated, the power generation energy structure has also been significantly optimized.
    Among them, the power generation of modern gas and coal-fired power stations has increased significantly, effectively eliminating A batch of oil-fired power stations with obsolete equipment and high cost

    At the same time, the power generation of renewable energy projects such as hydropower and wind power is also increasing rapidly

    While Pakistan continues to move towards the goal of "unlimited electricity", the average cost per unit of power generation and the amount of pollutant emissions have both decreased, achieving a win-win situation for both economic and environmental benefits


      In response to its own power shortage, the Pakistani government, while pursuing energy diversification, has always valued the stable power generation of thermal power stations without being restricted by natural conditions, and has promoted the construction of a batch of technologically advanced, environmentally-compliant, and fuel-efficient gas plants.
    , Coal-fired power stations, and enable them to play a "bigger" role in Pakistan's power structure

    In the 2018/2019 fiscal year, the power generation of Pakistan’s imported coal-fired power stations and gas-fired power stations were 16,310 gigawatt-hours and 20,895 gigawatt-hours, respectively, an increase of 37% and 35% over the previous year.
    Among them, under the framework of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Of large-scale coal-fired power stations performed outstandingly

    In May of this year, the Qasim Power Station achieved its first anniversary of commercial operation, with a cumulative total of 10,000 gigawatt-hours (ie, 10 billion kilowatt-hours) of power generation


      In addition to providing Pakistan with a substantial and stable output of electricity through imported coal-fired power stations, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has also helped Pakistan achieve a historic breakthrough in the use of its own coal mines for power generation
    As an early harvest project in the corridor, the coal-electricity integrated project in the second block of the Thar Coalfield has achieved commercial operations in the first half of this year (within the 2018/2019 fiscal year), which is of great significance for increasing the energy self-sufficiency rate of Pakistan and reducing power generation costs


      While the newly built coal-fired and gas-fired power stations have brought a large amount of new installed capacity to Pakistan, the oil-fired power stations that use blast furnace oil and high-speed diesel as fuel are gradually being phased out, and their power generation has plummeted by 60% and 96%, respectively, leaving only 9092 gigawatt-hours and 31 gigawatt-hours
    As a product of the historical period of low oil prices, this type of oil-fired power station is not only backward in technology and serious in pollution, but also has a much higher power generation cost than any energy and power project under the framework of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
    It is no longer suitable for the needs of Pakistan’s economic development.
    Further eliminated


      In terms of renewable energy, the power generation of Pakistan hydropower projects in the 2018/2019 fiscal year reached 32,356 GWh, an increase of 14% over the previous year, and the power generation of wind power projects reached 3,232 GWh, an increase of 56% over the previous year
    The construction period of wind power projects is relatively short.
    In the 2018/2019 fiscal year, there are a total of 246.
    6 MW of newly completed wind power projects with a total installed capacity of 246.
    6 MW, including the Three Gorges Bafeng Phase III project with an installed capacity of 50 MW

    In the future, Pakistan will further increase the development of renewable energy, and the government plans to increase the power generation capacity of renewable energy to 8,000 MWh to 9,000 MWh by 2025, a considerable part of which will continue to come from the China-Pakistan economy.
    Energy and power projects under the framework of the corridor

    According to the plan, the corridor renewable energy projects that will be completed within this time period include the Sukiknari Hydropower Station, the Kalot Hydropower Station, and the Kohala Hydropower Station.
    After the completion of the above projects, the total installed capacity will reach 2,690 MW


      The energy and power construction projects under the framework of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor have been put into production one after another, which contributed to the optimization of Pakistan's power structure in the previous stage
    In the future, on the development path of further optimization of Pakistan's power structure, further stability of supply, further reduction of costs, and further reduction of environmental impact, energy and power projects constructed using Chinese standards and Chinese technologies will continue to play an important and irreplaceable role


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