K-Electric Ltd - Power Plants and SWOT Analysis, 2017 Update

K-Electric Ltd - Power Plants and SWOT Analysis, 2017 Update

K-Electric Ltd - Power Plants and SWOT Analysis, 2017 Update


The report contains a detailed description of the power generation company’s business operations, history, corporate strategy, and business structure. This report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on key employees (executives), and major products and services.


  • Major Power Plants (assets) - summarized and detailed information about the power plants (assets).
  • Operational Metrics (capacity, generation, revenue, sales, number of consumers).
  • Business description - A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy - GlobalData’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT analysis - A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands
  • Key employees - A list of the key executives and personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Financial deals - Coverage of key financial deals from 2006 onwards, depending upon information availability
  • Important locations and subsidiaries - A list of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.
* Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company.

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Company Snapshot
Key Information
Company Overview
SWOT Snapshot
Operational Metrics
K-Electric Ltd, Operational Metrics, By Capacity
K-Electric Ltd, Operational Metrics, By Generation
K-Electric Ltd, Operational Metrics, By Transmission
K-Electric Ltd, Operational Metrics, By Distribution
K-Electric Ltd, Operational Metrics, By Sales
K-Electric Ltd, Operational Metrics, By T&D Losses
K-Electric Ltd, Solar PV Parks
K-Electric Ltd, Solar PV Parks, Pakistan
K-Electric Ltd, Hydro Power Plants
K-Electric Ltd, Hydro Power Plants, Pakistan
K-Electric Ltd, Biopower Plants
K-Electric Ltd, Biopower Plants, Pakistan
K-Electric Ltd, Thermal Power Plants
K-Electric Ltd, Thermal Power Plants, Pakistan
Business Description
Business Overview
Major Products and Services
SWOT Analysis
K-Electric Ltd Strengths
Energy Conservation Programs
Market Position
Operational Performance
K-Electric Ltd Weaknesses
Working Capital Deficit
K-Electric Ltd Opportunities
Demand for Electricity
Thermal Energy Market
Power Generation Expansion Plans
K-Electric Ltd Threats
Transmission and Distribution Network Safety
High Generation Costs
Environmental Laws and Regulations
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Key Employees
Key Employee Biographies
Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Financial Deals Landscape
K-Electric Ltd, Deals Summary
K-Electric Ltd, Power, Deal Details
Asset Transactions
Datang Pakistan Karachi Power Announcing Project Financing for Coal Fired Power Project in Karachi, Pakistan
Recent Developments
K-Electric Ltd - Recent Developments
Apr 04, 2014: NEPRA approves KE’s Licensee Proposed Modification for Coal Conversion Project
Jul 10, 2017: K-Electric Unveils Plan for US$ 1bn 900 MW Power Project
Feb 13, 2017: K-Electric Facilitates Customers Seeking New Electricity Connection
Sep 27, 2016: K-Electric presents its tariff petition
Sep 24, 2015: KE Signs MoU with Kashif Iqbal Thalassemia Care Centre (KITCC) for free electricity
Sep 14, 2015: K-Electric signs a Joint Development Agreement with China Datang Overseas Investment Company & China Machinery Engineering Company
Mar 08, 2015: Pakistan’ Bahria Town inks agreement with K-Electric for power projects in Karachi
Jan 27, 2015: K-Electric signs Accord signed with China’s CMEC for 700 MW Power Projects - K-Electric
Jan 02, 2015: Attock Cement to establish 40MW coal-fired power plant in Pakistan
Jan 07, 2014: Synthesis Energy Systems, GE Packaged Power, ISTROENERGO and TUTEN Sign First LOI in Power Vertical Sector With Karachi Electric Supply Company
May 08, 2013: KESC Signs MoU With SECMC To Jointly Pursue 600 MW Thar Coal Power Project
May 04, 2013: KESC And Philips Pakistan Sign MoU For LED Lighting Solution
Apr 12, 2012: KESC Signs MoU With ABAD To Develop Energy Efficient Structures For Buildings
Mar 06, 2011: KESC Forms Partnership With British Company For Thar Coal Power Project
Dec 18, 2010: KESC And CNMIEC Sign MoU For Sonda Jherruck Project
Aug 09, 2017: K-Electric Announces Financial Results for FY2016: Reports 15.6% Growth in Profit
Oct 25, 2017: KE Meters In Line With Global Standards; No Remote Tampering Possible
Oct 10, 2017: I-MYT Determination Impairs Viability Of KE’s Business Plan; Will Have Far Reaching Implications On Power Situation Of Karachi With No Impact On Consumer-End Tariff: K-Electric
Oct 09, 2017: K-Electric Promotes Energy Conservation During Magnifi-Science Exhibition 2017
Oct 04, 2017: Power distribution firms incur losses of Rs132bln in FY16 Listen: Islamabad Electric Supply Company
Sep 26, 2017: Nepra cuts power tariff by Rs1.82/unit
Sep 17, 2017: Pakistani Investors Aim For LNG Import Terminal In Early 2019
Aug 19, 2017: Pakistan may reduce power tariff by Rs1.71 per unit
Aug 13, 2017: K-Electric Facilitates Customers For New Connections And Promotes Energy Conservation At 4th Abad Expo
Aug 10, 2017: K-Electric Notifies Pakistan Stock Exchange For Development Of 900 MW BQPS-III
Jul 14, 2017: K-Electric Reiterates Its Commitment To Meet City’s Growing Power Demand
Jul 13, 2017: K-Electric Presents Its Review Motion In Response To NEPRA’s Multi-Year Tariff (MYT) Determination 2017
Jun 21, 2017: Pakistan's Nepra approves a tariff reduction of PKR1.90 per unit for state-owned power discoms' consumers
Jun 08, 2017: Pakistan Apparel Forum demands government to probe into unannounced industrial loadshedding by K-Electric in Karachi
Mar 31, 2017: K-Electric Billing Fully Compliant With Regulatory Guidelines
Mar 08, 2017: K-Electric Continues To Streamline Reliability Of Power Supply In Different Areas Under Project Ujala
Feb 10, 2017: Determination of the Authority in the matter of Tariff Petition tiled by Sindh Transmission and Dispatch Company (Private) Ltd. (ST&DCPL) for the Determination of Tariff for 132 kV Transmission Line Project
Feb 09, 2017: K-Electric Initiates Construction Of Port Qasim Grid Station With US$ 71 Million
Feb 03, 2017: K-Electric Further Strengthens Power Supply To Husaini’s Emergency Center
Jan 06, 2017: K-Electric Continues To Enhance Reliability Of Power Supply Across Its Network
Nov 15, 2016: K-Electric’s Project Ujala in full swing; 165 PMTs converted on ABC last week
Nov 14, 2016: K-Electric to Implement ISO 50001 Energy Management Plan
Nov 08, 2016: K-Electric to further improve reliability of power supply in Keamari with project Ujala
Nov 04, 2016: STDC’s Nooriabad gas fired power plant likely to supply 100MW by December 2016
Oct 14, 2016: KE Makes New Connection Process Easier Than Ever Before
Oct 07, 2016: K-Electric removes kunda connections in Madina Town, offers low-cost meters
Sep 28, 2016: K-Electric reiterates its commitment to meet city’s growing power demand
Sep 21, 2016: K-Electric launches its Aerial Bundle Cable initiative in Metroville, Orangi
Sep 20, 2016: KE provides over 100 new Low-Cost connections in Gulshan-e-Bihar, Orangi
Sep 09, 2016: K-Electric further strengthens power supply to JPMC
Sep 07, 2016: K-Electric installs new PMT at Kashif Iqbal Thalassemia care centre
Sep 03, 2016: K-Electric to power 800 new households in Chishti Nagar
Aug 18, 2016: K-Electric implements GENESYS to enhance customer services
Aug 15, 2016: KE investments continue; New Transformer at Aga Khan Grid to improve electricity supply to Baloch Colony, Bahadurabad, PECHS & adjoining areas
Jun 16, 2016: K-Electric expands its social investment programme
Jun 07, 2016: K-Electric upgraded 400 KVa Dedicated Pole-mounted transformer
Jun 03, 2016: K-Electric Energy Supply Increases
May 20, 2016: Fault in Queens Road Grid Station rectified: K-Electric
Mar 09, 2016: K-Electric to Provide New Connections to Sadr Cooperative Market
Feb 26, 2016: K-Electric successfully installs Aerial Bundle Cable (ABC) in Rehmat Chowk Orangi
Jan 20, 2016: K-Electric Successfully Completes Installation of its Anti-Theft Cable in Baldia’s Gulshan-e-Mazdoor
Jan 15, 2016: K-Electric acquires land for the 700 MW Coal-Fired Project as per commitment
Dec 14, 2015: Minister for Water & Power Khawaja Asif inaugurates K-Electric’s TP-1000 Project
Nov 14, 2015: K-E appoints new CMO
Nov 13, 2015: K-Electric appoints New Chief Marketing Officer
Nov 02, 2015: Siddique appointed KE chairman
Oct 21, 2015: OPIC to finance up to $250 million in support of K-Electric
Oct 04, 2015: K-Electric’s Chief Marketing Officer Resigns
Sep 17, 2015: OPIC Board of Directors Approves Over $1 billion in Financing for U.S.-led Development Projects Worldwide
Jul 27, 2015: Uninterrupted Power Supplied To Water Pumping Stations
Jul 27, 2015: K-Electric Ensures Continuous Power Supply across the City
Jul 14, 2015: K-Electric chairman seeks resignation from CEO
Jul 13, 2015: High unaccounted for demand and humidity trips the Bin Qasim Transmission Line: K-Electric
Jul 12, 2015: Unforeseen tripping on Bin Qasim/Pipri 220 KV transmission line
Jul 08, 2015: KE reinforces it's deep consumer commitment despite unforeseen breakdown of 500 KV transmission line
Jun 29, 2015: Resignation Of Tabish Gauhar, A Baseless Rumor
Jun 12, 2015: Operation Burq - Raids continue night and day against electricity thieves
Jun 11, 2015: Operation Burq - KE’s team along with LEAs raid 34 different spots
May 29, 2015: Operation Burq - Almost 4000 illegal connections removed whereas defaulters and electricity thieves taken away for investigation
May 28, 2015: Operation Burq - Almost 6,700 illegal connections removed whereas defaulters and electricity thieves taken away for investigation
Apr 21, 2015: K-Electric continues to take stern action against defaulters
Apr 16, 2015: Under its Social Investment Program KE will provide free electricity to Family Educational Services Foundation (FESF)
Apr 10, 2015: K-Electric Submits Request to NEPRA for Tariff Reduction
Apr 08, 2015: KE successfully adds 132 KV Aga Khan University Grid Station, worth PKR 1 billion, to its system
Mar 16, 2015: KE’s 420 MW Coal Conversion Project - NEPRA finally gives Generation License
Mar 12, 2015: K-Electric Extends the Due Date of Bill Payments
Jan 25, 2015: NTDC's 500kv Line Trips Causes Power Breakdown in most parts of Pakistan
Jan 16, 2015: Pakistan likely to renew 650MW supply agreement with K-Electric
Jan 01, 2015: No Power Outage or load shed at Abbasi Shaheed Hospital; K-Electric’s Spokesperson
Jan 01, 2015: KE successfully installs Poles and Aerial Bundled Cables for Under-Privileged residents of Gulshan - e - Sikandarabad, Keamari
Dec 31, 2014: KE waives off outstanding electricity dues of Timber Market affectees
Dec 27, 2014: K-Electric Submits another request to NEPRA for another Reduction of Rs.1.64 in its tariff
Dec 21, 2014: Tripping in the National grid puts major areas of Sind, including Karachi and Baluchistan into darkness KE’s network tripped due to breakdown of NTDC’s transmission line - KE’s spokesperson
Dec 19, 2014: K-Electric rejects baseless allegations made by Minister for Water and Power
Dec 12, 2014: K Electric Extends the due date of bill payments
Dec 05, 2014: K-Electric Submits Request to NEPRA for Tariff Reduction
Dec 02, 2014: JCR-VIS Upgrades Ratings of K-Electric Ltd; Continuous improvement in KE’s operational metrics - JCR-VIS
Nov 27, 2014: K-Electric BoD ratifies various accords of bringing new capacity of 850 MWs
Nov 27, 2014: K-Electric’s Board of Directors appoints Tayyab Tareen as new Chief Executive Officer
Nov 20, 2014: NIB Bank signs first ever agreement in Pakistan with K-Electric for e-payment of bills
Oct 02, 2014: K-Electric Removes more than 350 Illegal Hook Connections in Lines Area
Sep 05, 2014: KE to provide free electricity to APWA Rana Liaquat Craftsmen Colony; RLCC becomes KE’s 12 partner in its Social Investment Program
Aug 22, 2014: K- Electric becomes the first ever distribution facility in Pakistan to get ISO 9001-2008 Certificate
Jul 09, 2014: K-Electric & FIA Conduct another Successful Raid in Nazimabad; Theft of Electricity Worth Rs. 15.6 Million caught
May 26, 2014: K-Electric inaugurates Installation of ABC Project in Liaqutabad Town; Initiative will help reduce losses and theft - KE
May 19, 2014: KE installs more than 500 new meters for the under-privileged in Maunch Goth, Musharaff Colony Baldia & Mehmoodabad
May 05, 2014: KE successfully completes 2nd phase of Low-Cost meter installation in under-privileged areas
Apr 16, 2014: KE to successfully install 500 Low-Cost meters for under-privileged residents
Dec 24, 2013: KESC renews accord to provide 50% subsidized electricity to Indus Hospital after successful completion of first term
Dec 07, 2013: KESC seeks Nepra approval to de-commission three power units totaling 175MW capacity
Sep 23, 2013: KESC, Siemens & the Aga Khan Foundation jointly start construction of the new 132-KV Grid Station
Sep 04, 2013: SSGC cuts gas supply to KESC down to 150 MMCFD; Power utility appeals to the Fed Gov’t for restoration of 220 MMCFD level
Aug 15, 2013: Dhabeji Pumping Station’s shutdown was arranged with prior permission of KWSB; KESC
Jul 22, 2013: KESC To Restore Power Supply To Pakistan Steel After Payment Of Rs. 93 Crore Arrears By Aug.7
Jul 06, 2013: IFC Sign Agreement With KESC And Aman Foundation Led Initiative
May 19, 2013: KESC Says Gas Curtailment And Low Gas Pressure Adversely Impacted Power Generation
Apr 30, 2013: KESC And Siemens Pakistan Sign Settlement Agreement To Close Long Outstanding Legal Suits
Apr 24, 2013: KESC To Procure Power From Azad Pattan And Ashkot Hydropower Projects In Pakistan
Feb 12, 2013: KESC Appoints Tabish Gauhar As Board Chairman And Nayyer Hussain As CEO
Feb 10, 2013: KESC To Install New 132kV Double Circuit Overhead Transmission Line At Clifton Grid Station In Pakistan
Nov 27, 2012: KESC Disconnects Power To 11 Major Defaulting Offices
Nov 23, 2012: KESC Says Curtailing 650 MW From NTDC’s Supply Will Result In Ripple Effect
Nov 12, 2012: IFC Signs Cooperation Agreement On KESC And Aman Foundation Led Bio-Waste To Energy Project In Karachi, Pakistan
Nov 07, 2012: KESC Announces Investment Plan Of $400m To Enhance System Capacity And Efficiency
Sep 19, 2012: SSGC Reduces Gas Supply To KESC
Aug 05, 2012: Unexpected Tripping Of 220kV EHT Circuits Leads To Extensive Power Outage In Karachi: KESC
Jul 03, 2012: KESC Converting PMTs And Consumer Connections Into High Tension ABC Cable Based Supply System In Karachi, Pakistan
Apr 16, 2012: KESC's Bin Qasim Power Station-II Achieves Full Load
Oct 14, 2011: KESC's Korangi Combined Cycle Power Plant In Pakistan Receives ISO Certification
Oct 04, 2011: KESC Normalizes Load Shedding Schedule In Karachi, Pakistan
Sep 20, 2011: KESC Asks SSGC To Provide Enough Gas Pressure To Power Generation Plants
Aug 27, 2011: KESC Tests Second Gas Turbine For Firing On Gas At BQPS-II Power Project
Aug 17, 2011: KESC Develops Project To Convert Bin Qasim Power Station Into Coal-fired Power Station
Jun 08, 2011: Fuel Shortage Forces Increase In Load Shedding: KESC
Apr 27, 2011: KESC Announces Update On Furnace Oil Supply From PSO
Apr 21, 2011: KESC Expresses Concern Over NEPRA Announcement On Rise In Electricity Tariff
Apr 18, 2011: KESC Inaugurates Water Purification Plant At Korangi Sector 10
Apr 13, 2011: KESC Announces Update On Supply Of Additional Furnace Oil Under Gas Load Management Program
Mar 12, 2011: KESC Announces Update On Gas Supply To Power Projects
Mar 04, 2011: KESC Pays PKR30 Billion To PEPCO For Electricity Purchase
Mar 01, 2011: KESC Says Increase In Price Of Furnace Oil Will Have Negative Impact On Electricity Tariff
Feb 02, 2011: KESC Launches Aerial Bundle Cable Pilot Project
Dec 02, 2010: KESC Launches Integrated Business Center At Qayyumabad In Karachi, Pakistan
Nov 21, 2010: KANUPP Halts Supply Of Electricity To KESC
Nov 21, 2010: KESC Announces Non-Availability Of Electricity To Karachi Consumers From Turkish Power Ship
Oct 25, 2010: SSGC Further Decreases Gas Supply To KESC
Oct 25, 2010: KANUPP Halts Supply Of Electricity To KESC
Jul 03, 2010: KESC Announces Arrival Of First Gas Turbine For 560MW Power Plant In Karachi, Pakistan
Jun 21, 2010: KESC Suffers Loss Of PKR35.8 Billion Due To T&D Losses
May 05, 2010: KESC Receives 24-Hour Deadline For Operation Of 300MW Bim Qasim Power Plant
Apr 21, 2010: KESC Removes 294 Management Cadre Employees From Service
Apr 06, 2010: KESC Adds 15MW Of Coal-Fired Power To Distribution Network
Mar 24, 2010: PAEC’s KANUPP Back Online And Connected To KESC Grid
Mar 08, 2010: KESC Completes PKR20 Million Electrification Project
Mar 06, 2010: KESC's Shuts Donw Combined Cycle Power Project In Korangi, Pakistan
Feb 25, 2010: KESC To Open Combined Cycle Power Project In Korangi, Pakistan
Feb 25, 2010: KESC Responds To Criticism On Decommissioning Of Seven Gas-Fired Units
Feb 16, 2010: KESC Completes Electrification Of Dilfulabad Village In Pakistan
Jan 13, 2010: KESC Inaugurates 25 MW Aggreko Rental Plant at Haroonabad, Pakistan
Jul 29, 2009: KESC's Karachi Nuclear Power Plant Not Yet Returned To Online
Jul 08, 2009: KESC To Generate Power From Thar Coal Within Two To Three Years
May 21, 2009: KESC To Augment Production Capacity With Addition Of 560 MW Power Station In Karachi
Jan 07, 2009: KESC Increases Power Generation At Its Bin Qasim TPS
Aug 01, 2017: K-Electric And Government Of Sindh Ink MoU To Promote Energy Conservation
Feb 20, 2017: K-Electric Collaborates With Oursun Pakistan For 50MW Solar Power Project
Oct 03, 2016: K-Electric Signs $3.5 Mn Agreement: New 132 KV Underground Transmission line to be laid in DHA
Mar 29, 2016: K-Electric to lay a new 132 KV Underground Circuit from Queens Road Grid Station to Old Town Grid Station
Mar 02, 2016: K-Electric inks $8m deal for upgrading transmission network in Karachi, Pakistan
Feb 18, 2016: K-Electric initials Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Sind Nooriabad Power Company
Feb 17, 2016: K-Electric Signs Accord with Attock Cement for Additional Supply of 16 MW
Nov 02, 2015: K-Electric & WWF enter MoU for Earth Hour City Challenge
Apr 16, 2015: KE to provide 40 MW to DG Cement Ltd for their new Cement Plant
Dec 18, 2014: K-Electric Signs Accord with Engro to boost power generation through LNG
May 06, 2014: K-Electric to provide free electricity to SOS Children’s Village Karachi ; 10th accord under Social Investment Plan signed
Apr 23, 2014: KE signs accord for stable gas supply & repayment of arrears with SSGC
Jan 20, 2014: KE & InfoTech Pakistan sign agreement to deploy a Smart Grid Technology Platform from Oracle This along with smart meters will help in monitoring network & reducing energy losses - KE
Nov 08, 2013: KESC’s Coal Conversion Project accomplishes major breakthrough Agreement signed with Harbin Electric of China to convert 2 units of Bin Qasim plant to coal
Nov 08, 2013: KESC&039;s Coal Conversion Project accomplishes major breakthrough; Agreement signed with Harbin Electric of China to convert 2 units of Bin Qasim plant to coal
Mar 20, 2013: GE To Provide Gas Turbine Maintenance Service For KESC's Bin Qasim Power Station-II In Pakistan
Feb 20, 2013: KESC To Supply 50 MW Of Uninterrupted Electricity To Pakistan Textile City
Feb 04, 2013: Siemens Selected By KESC To Establish 132kV GIS Grid Station At AKHMCF Premises In Pakistan
Jan 28, 2013: KESC To Supply Additional 4 MW Of Power To EPZA In Pakistan
Nov 13, 2012: KESC Signs Contracts With IEG And GEJB For Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Plant Servicing At Korangi, Pakistan
Aug 10, 2012: KESC Signs MoU With Bright Eagle Enterprise To Set Up Coal-fired Power Projects In Karachi, Pakistan
Jun 25, 2012: KESC Signs Accord With SCEL And Oracle Coalfields To Establish Coal-based Power Plant
Feb 19, 2012: KESC Signs $200m Joint Development Agreement With BEE For Phase I Of Bin Qasim Coal Conversion Project
Feb 07, 2011: KESC And GMCL Sign MoU To Convert Two Units Of Oil-Fired Bin Qasim Power Station To Coal
Oct 06, 2010: KESC Signs MoU With KUTC For Revival Of Karachi Circular Railway
Mar 06, 2010: TSML Signs Contract With KESC To Provide 14MW Of Electricity
Jan 19, 2009: KESC Reduces Power Purchase From Private Power Producers
Nov 25, 2008: GE Wins Contract To Supply 64 Gas Engines To KESC
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K-Electric Ltd, Key Facts
K-Electric Ltd, Operational Metrics, Capacity
K-Electric Ltd, Operational Metrics, Generation
K-Electric Ltd, Operational Metrics, Transmission
K-Electric Ltd, Operational Metrics, Distribution
K-Electric Ltd, Operational Metrics, Sales
K-Electric Ltd, Operational Metrics, T&D Losses
K-Electric Ltd, Solar PV Parks, Pakistan
K-Electric Ltd, Hydro Power Plants, Pakistan
K-Electric Ltd, Biopower Plants, Pakistan
K-Electric Ltd, Thermal Power Plants, Pakistan
Major Products and Services
K-Electric Ltd, SWOT Analysis
K-Electric Ltd, Ratios based on current share price
K-Electric Ltd, Annual Ratios
K-Electric Ltd, Interim Ratios
K-Electric Ltd, Key Employees
K-Electric Ltd, Deals Summary
Datang Pakistan Karachi Power Announcing Project Financing for Coal Fired Power Project in Karachi, Pakistan

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