THARPARKAR, Pakistan: Almost a decade after discovering one the world’s largest coal reserves, Pakistan is all set to produce electricity from it.
Around 660 megawatt electricity is expected to generated by the end of December of this year.
As of now, according to media reports, machines and plants in Thar are beng run on electricity provided by the country’s Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA,) but that’ll change after electricity generation begins in December.
Thar coal deposits are the 16th largest coal reserves in the whole world. They were discovered by Geological Survey of Pakistan (GSP) and the United States Agency for International Development in 1991.
The Thar coalfield is located in Thar Desert, Tharparkar District of Sindh.