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January 7, 2022

Bin Qasim Power Station II, Pakistan

By Carmen

Bin Qasim Power Station II is a 572.67MW gas fired power project. It is located in Sindh, Pakistan. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in February 2012.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 572.67 572.67 Active Sindh, Pakistan


The project is currently owned by K-Electric.

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 natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant can also run on High Speed Diesel. The fuel is procured from Sui Southern Gas Company Limited, Pakistan State Oil Company Limited.

The project cost is $452m.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in February 2012.

Contractors Involved

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

Bin Qasim Power Station II (Bin Qasim Power Station II Phase I) is equipped with GE Power PG 9171E gas turbines. The phase consists of 3 gas turbines with 127.8MW nameplate capacity.

Bin Qasim Power Station II (Bin Qasim Power Station II Phase II) is equipped with Harbin Turbine steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 189.27MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

Harbin Boiler supplied steam boiler for the project.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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