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NTDC to set up 2,400 MW solar power plant in Punjab ThePipaNews

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ISLAMABAD-Following the federal government’s approval, the National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC) will acquire 7,200 acres of land to set up 2,400 MW solar power plants in various districts of Punjab.

The proposal to acquire land in three districts of Punjab for setting up 2,400 MW solar power plants has received the approval of the Central Development Working Party (CDWP), official documents available with The Nation reveal. The CDWP, which met in October under the chairmanship of Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal, approved three land acquisition projects in three districts of Punjab province, Laiya, Muzaffargarh and Jhang, the source said. According to project documents, the federal government is providing funds for land acquisition and the land is being acquired through the National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC). Alternative Energy Development Board will do the work of setting up solar power plants. The projects for land acquisition will be completed by the current fiscal year 2022-23, the document said.

It has been proposed and decided that one 1,200 MW and two 600 MW solar generation plants will be set up in Punjab, the document said. According to project documents, a total of 7,200 acres of land will be acquired in three districts of Punjab to set up a 2,400 MW solar power plant. To set up the 1,200 MW solar power plant at Leah, 4,800 acres of land will be acquired at Sher Garh, tehsil Chobara, district Leah, the source said, adding that the estimated cost of the project is Rs 2.658 billion.

Another 2,400 acres of land will be acquired in Trimu, District Jhang for setting up a 600 MW solar power plant. The total estimated cost of PC-I for acquisition of 2,400 acres of land for the project is Rs.2.558 billion. Similarly, for a 600 MW solar power plant in Muzaffargarh, 2,400 acres of land will be acquired in Tehsil Chak Munda of Muzaffargarh district. The estimated value of the land is Rs 1.4 billion.

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