Narowal Power Plant
As part of the Company’s expansion plans, Hubco has set up a 225 MW (gross) power plant at Narowal. The Hubco Narowal Power Plant (HNPP) has been constructed on 62 acres of land, 5 km off the Narowal Muridke Road, 15 km from Narowal and about 150 km North East of Lahore.
HNPP comprises of 11 generating sets based on MAN 18V48/60 engine, 11 Alborg Heat Recovery Steam Generators and one air cooled condensing Steam Turbine from Dresser Rand. The engines are four-stroke, medium speed, turbo charged and charge air cooled. Each engine has generating capacity of 18.428 MWe while the designed output of the Steam Turbine is 16.45 MWe. These engines are capable of operating as base load plant on RFO. Generation capacity of these engines and steam turbo generator, at ISO conditions, is 213.82 MWe Nett with an average efficiency of 45% in combined cycle mode.
Interconnection with the NTDC system is via a 132 KV Switchyard of HNPP having 4 overhead outgoing bays. The power is dispersed to NTDC grid system through:
- Narowal Grid Station (12 km transmission / interconnection line)
- Baddomalhi – Narowal 132 kV circuit (in-out facility; approx 2 km line)
The EPC Contractor for this project was MAN Diesel and Turbo S.E. of Augsburg, Germany. The Commercial Operation was achieved on 22nd April 2011.
The Operations and Maintenance (O&M) of HNPP is contracted out to Tenaga National Berhad Repair and Maintenance Company (TNB REMACO) for a period of 5 years. The company was incorporated in 1995 as a subsidiary of Tenaga National Berhad (TNB, Malaysia) – Malaysia’s premier power utility organization for O&M Contract and technical services.
The Power Purchase Agreement, delineating the rights and obligation of the NTDC and Hubco, was executed on 20th November 2008 and is valid for a period of 25 years.
The Implementation Agreement was executed on 27th October 2008 between Private Power and Infrastructure Board, on behalf of Government of Pakistan, and Hubco which specifies the obligations and rights of each party as they relate to the development and operation of the HNPP.
The Fuel Supply Agreement has been executed with Bakri Trading Company Pakistan (Pvt) Limited for a period of 25 years. The Complex has the storage capacity of 30 days of fuel consumption at full dispatch level.