Jamshoro Power Generation Project (ADB-47094-001)

  • Pakistan
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Voting Date
Dec 9, 2013
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GENCO Holding Company Limited
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  • Education and Health
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 900.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 1,430.00 million
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Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jul 15, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Mar 29, 2017

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Project Description

This project funds the installation of and 5 years of operation and maintenance support for a 600 MW (net) supercritical coal-fired unit to replace Heavy Fuel Oil power generation. It funds installation of emission control devices for existing units and removal of pollutants from the site to improve compliance with international and national environmental standards. Additionally, the project provides coal-fired plant operation training and integration of that training into technical school curriculums, and financial, technical, and operational training to GENCO Holding Company Limited and Jamshoro Power Company Limited.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)

The financing of this project is as follows:
ADB: US$ 840 million
ADB: US$ 30 million
ADB/Asian Development Fund: US$ 30 million
Islamic Development Bank: US$ 150 million
Islamic Development Bank: US$ 70 million

Contact Information

GENCO Holding Company Limited
Room No. 197, WAPDA House, Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Azam
Lahore, Pakistan 54000


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