Chak Jhumra Biomass Power Plant is a 22MW biopower project. It is planned in Punjab, Pakistan. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 22 22 Permitting Punjab, Pakistan Punjab Power Development


The project is being developed and currently owned by Punjab Power Development.

The project cost is expected to be around $51.445m.

The process of combustion will be adopted in this project to release the stored energy from the feed.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

About Punjab Power Development

Punjab Power Development Co Ltd (PPDCL) is an energy department of government of Punjab. The agency produces and supplies renewable energy to Pakistan. It generates energy from hydropowers from hydro plants at the river basins, solar energy generation plants, biomass based electricity, and coal based energy in collaboration with small scale private investors. PPDCL operates through punjab power generation policy for power generation and transmission. The agency’s policy seeks to seed technologies including coal, hydel, wind, solar, and bio-mass. It operates Hydel projects in the private sector, which would be implemented on build-own-operate-transfer (BOOT) basis while other projects in the private sector can be established on either BOOT basis or on build-own-operate (BOO) basis. PPDCL is headquartered in Lahore, Pakistan.


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