ISLAMABAD: Qasim coal-fired power station has generated a total of 3.5 billion kWh of energy in 2020, with the cumulative generating capacity exceeding 20 billion kWh, reports Gwadar Pro.
As a project under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework, this achievement of Qasim power station could be a grand gift for the 69th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and China.
The annual generating capacity can meet the electricity demands of over four million households in Pakistan, according to PowerChina, an investor of the power station.
Qasim power station has played an important role in improving Pakistan’s energy structure and boosting its socioeconomic development
In addition, Qasim power station also did well in fulfilling the corporate social responsibility especially amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, Qasim power station has taken strict anti-pandemic protection measures to ensure the power supply.
Besides taking good care of both its Chinese and Pakistani employees, Qasim power station has launched donations for National Disaster Management Authority to fight against the pandemic.
The power station’s work staff also provided masks, protective garment and other anti-epidemic materials to the police.
(With input from INP)