Russian firm keen to convert furnace oil plants to coal

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ISLAMABAD - A Russian Engineering Company, JSC Technopromexport has shown keen interest in the conversion of existing furnace oil power plants to the coal fuel plants.

In this connection, a delegation of Technopromexports Company headed by Deputy Director General called on Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif here Friday and gave a detailed presentation on the company profile and its completed projects in Pakistan.

It was told that the company has already constructed three Thermal Power Stations of 210MW each in Muzaffargarh which are capable of functioning on liquid and gas fuel.

Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif welcomed the Russian Technopromexport Company to operate in Pakistan and said that we have to convert our furnace oil power plants to the cost effective coal fuel.

He said that a provision of electricity at affordable cost to the common man and industrial sector is government’s top most priority. He further directed the officials concerned to look into the details of this proposal of the JSC Technopromexport and make necessary arrangements to materialize it.

Courtesy:  Nation

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