ISLAMABAD : The 2nd unit of 425-525 MW Nandipur Power plant will start supply 95.6 MW to the national grid system in August.Managing Director Nandipur Power Project Muhammad Mehmood told APP that the schedule timing of completion of the 2nd unit was July 31. However, owing to holy month of Ramdan and pre monsoon rain, now the 2nd phase would be completed in August.  He said that the 1st unit of the project has already started supplying 95.5 MW to the National Grid System and the Prime Minister has already inaugurated it on May 31.

The MD said that the first Unit was completed seven month before its schedule time. He said the project was being setup at left bank of Upper Chenab Canal (within the premises of the existing small (Hydel Power Station, Nandipur, Gujranwala).

He said that physical work on the project site was in full swing and it 6 billion.

Sharing the details of the project, he said that the plant would generate 425 MW if run with furnace oil and 525 MW with gas.  He said that the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) had approved the project in december 2007 and its schedule time completion was 2011.

However, the project was delayed and now would complete in December 2014.