From Our Correspondent
ISLAMABAD: Alternative Energy Development Board has issued Letters of Intent (LOIs) to 12 companies and sugar mills to generate 387MW electricity. Official sources told media yesterday that these projects were on different stages of development. Out of 12, some 6 projects will start generation by December 2017 while the remaining will be operative by 2018. The projects will start generation in first phase included 15 MW Hamza Sugar Mill Limited (Rahim Yar Khan), 41MW Layyah Sugar Mills Ltd, 19 MW Alliance Sugar Mills Ltd (Ghotki), 20 MW Safina Sugar Mills Chiniot, 45MW Almoiz Industries Ltd, Mianwali and 67 MW EAtihad Power Generation Rahim Yar Khan. Similarly, the projects which would start generation in 2nd phase included 22 MW Chanar Energy Limited Faisalabad, 36 MW RYK Energy Rahim Yar Khan, 32 MW Shahtaj Sugar Mills Ltd Mandi Bahauddin, 30MW each Sheikhoo Power Limited Muzafar Garh, Indus Energy Ltd Rajanpur and Hamza Sugar Mills, Unit-II. The sources said that four companies had already achieved commercial operation date and were generating 145.1MW electricity. These projects included 26.35 MW each JDW Sugar Mills (Unit- II) and JDW Sugar Mills (UNit-III), 30 MW RYK Mills Ltd and 62.4 MW Chiniot Power Ltd.