Jhang Nishat Chunian power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Jhang Nishat Chunian power station was a proposed 660-megawatt (MW) coal plant in Punjab province, Pakistan.


The map below shows the location of Jhang district, the approximate location of the proposed project, in Jhang district, Punjab province.

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In July 2014, Nishat Chunian Power Limited signed a letter of interest with Punjab Power Development Board (PPDB) for setting up a 660 MW coal plant in Jhang. The project would be sponsored by a consortium comprising Nihsat Chunain Limited, DG Khan Cement Company, and Adamjee Insurance Company.[1]

The project was one of two 660 MW plants proposed for Jhang. The other was Jhang Nishat Mills power station, sponsored by Nihsat Mills Limited, Lalpir Power Limited, and Pakgen Power Limited. The Energy Department was set to help with land acquisition for both projects.[1]

In June 2016, Nichat Chunian announced that it was abandoning the project, due to "logistics issues."[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Nishat Chunian Power Ltd
  • Parent company: Nishat Group
  • Location: Jhang district, Punjab province, Pakistan
  • Coordinates: 30.583333, 71.65 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Capacity: 660 MW
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Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Javed Mirza, "Nishat signs LoI for another 660MW coal plant," The International News, July 10, 2014
  2. "Nishat Group abandons power project,", The News, June 30, 2016

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