Bhikki LNG Power Plant is a 1,180MW gas fired power project. It is located in Punjab, Pakistan. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in April 2017.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 1,180 1,180 Active Punjab, Pakistan Harbin Electric International


The project was developed by Harbin Electric International and is currently owned by Quaid-e-Azam Thermal Power.

It is a combined cycle gas turbine (ccgt) power plant. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is regasified liquefied natural gas. In case of shortage of regasified liquefied natural gas the plant can also run on High Speed Diesel.

The project cost is $728.124m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in April 2017.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Central Power Purchasing Agency under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Harbin Electric International was selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

Bhikki LNG Power Plant (Bhikki LNG Power Plant (Gas Turbine 1&2)) is equipped with GE Power 2×1 MS 9HA.01 gas turbines. The phase consists of 2 gas turbines.

Bhikki LNG Power Plant (Bhikki LNG Power Plant (Steam Turbine)) is equipped with GE Power steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 380MW nameplate capacity.

Harbin Electric International is the O&M contractor for thermal power project for a period of 12 years.

About Harbin Electric International

Harbin Electric International Co Ltd (HEI), a subsidiary of Harbin Electric Co Ltd is a supplier of electrical equipment and contractor of power project. The company develops, designs and manufactures products for large-scale hydropower, coal-power, nuclear power, wind power and gas power installations. HEI also provides contract construction services for large-scaled transmission facilities and public utilities; and offers comprehensive after sales services. The company undertakes several project contracts with complete equipment supplies in more than 20 countries including Pakistan, the Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Iran, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia,Turkey and Ecuador. HEI is headquartered in Harbin, Heilongjiang, China.


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