Nuclear power contributed 11.4% to the total electricity generation of Pakistan in calendar year 2021 which was 7.6% in the year 2020.
Pakistan’s power generation grew 9.3% in the first half fiscal year 2022 (July-December) to 74,396 GWh 28.08 billion units due to improved economic activities after easing of lockdown curbs.
*Power Generation up by 9.3% YoY during 1HFY22*— Arif Habib Limited (@ArifHabibLtd) January 21, 2022
Dec’21: 8,828 GWh, +12.0% YoY
1HFY22: 74,396 GWh , +9.3% YoY@Hammad_Azhar @MoWP15 @aliya_hamza @MuzzammilAslam3#NEPRA #PowerGeneration #Pakistan #Economy #AHL pic.twitter.com/jEqiGN52LN
During the first half of FY22, power generation through nuclear witnessed a jump of 107.8% from 4,330 GWh of 1HF21 to 8,999 GWh. Share of nuclear jumped from 6.4% to 12.1%.
Share of coal decreased by 2% to 16.7%. Share of gas power production fell to 9.8%. Furnace oil share in energy mix increased to 8% from 4.2%.
Of total production, power generation from RLNG-based power plants decreased 6.5% to 13,790 GWh in the July-Dec period.
However, hydropower was still contributing the largest share of 22,587 GWh in the total power generation albeit a drop of 4.7%. Hydel power share dropped by 4.4% to 30.4.
Moreover, the year 2021 registered historic high-power generation of 136,572 GWh, up by 10.6% YoY. The sharp inflection in economic activity post supportive measures by the Government and State Bank of Pakistan remained instrumental in achieving this growth.