KARACHI: Two large waste-to-power plants at Karachi’s landfill site will start generating electricity on a commercial basis by the end of 2023.
In a meeting held under the chairmanship of Sindh Energy Minister Imtiaz Ahmed Sheikh on the waste-to-electricity project of Karachi city, during the briefing, the participants of the meeting were told that the production capacity of both waste-to-electricity plants at Karachi’s landfill site is 50 , will be 50 MW. The Sindh Solid Waste Management Board has assured space and waste supply for the two plants, while the feasibility report and other regulatory procedures for the two plants are fast-tracked.
It was informed in the meeting that discussions will be started soon for a potential buyer of the electricity generated from waste. Sindh Energy Minister Imtiaz Ahmed Sheikh directed that both companies should speed up their work and try to make these two plants operational as soon as possible.
Representative officers of the two waste-to-energy companies M/s Khan Renewable Energy Pvt Ltd and Green Waste Energy Pvt Ltd were also present in the meeting. Secretary Energy Sindh Abubakar Madani, Managing Director Sindh Solid Waste Management Board Zubair Chana and other officers of Sindh Energy Department also attended the meeting.