Bin Qasim Dongfang power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Bin Qasim Dongfang power station was a proposed 1,320 MW coal plant in Sindh province, Pakistan.


The map below shows the location of Bin Qasim, the approximate location of the proposed project in Sindh province.

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According to a June 2014 article in Business Recorder, Asiapak Investments (J Energy Pvt Ltd Pakistan) and Dongfang Electric Corporation signed a Memorandum of Agrement to build a 1,320-megawatt (MW) coal plant comprising six 220 MW units at Bin Qasim, Karachi. The project was aimed at commercial operation in the first quarter of 2018. Asiapak was also partnering with international companies to establish coal import and handling infrastructure at Port Qasim with 10 million tonnes per annum throughput capacity.[1]

More recent news on this project is not available. It is possible that this project became or was superseded by the Port Qasim EPC power station project.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Asiapak Investments and Dongfang Electric Corporation
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Bin Qasim Town, Malir, Sindh province, Pakistan
  • Coordinates: 24.8150064, 67.3631858 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross Capacity: 1,320 (2 x 660 MW)
  • Type:
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "1320 megawatts coal-fired power plant at Bin Qasim: Asiapak Investment, Dongfang Electric China sign MoA". June 6, 2014. External link in |website= (help)

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