Thar – Matiari Line – Upgrade – 500 kV is a 500kV overhead line with a length of 221km from Thar Block-I, Thar Coal Field Area, Thar, Sindh, Pakistan, to Matiari, Sindh, Pakistan.

The project, which is currently in the planning stage, is expected to be commissioned in 2022.

Description

Thar – Matiari Line – Upgrade – 500 kV is an overhead line that will be operated by National Transmission & Despatch . The line will carry alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Thar – Matiari Line – Upgrade – 500 kV project development status

The construction works on the Thar – Matiari Line – Upgrade – 500 kV project will be commenced in 2021 and commissioning is expected in 2022.

About National Transmission & Despatch

National Transmission & Despatch Co Ltd (NTDC) operates as an electric utility that generates, transmits, dispatch and distributes electricity. The company operates and maintains a network of grid stations and transmission lines. Its services offerings include planning and design, operations and maintenance, monitoring and testing, pre-commissioning test, technical analysis, technical auditing, thermovision survey and technical training services. NTDC also provides online bill payment, rebates and incentives, electrical safety, energy conservation, outage reporting, load management, energy assistance and meter reading services.

Methodology

All publicly-announced T&D Line & Substation projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific utility players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.