Transmission

K-Electric’s transmission system comprises 1,253.11 km of 220kV, 132kV and 66kV lines, with 64 grid stations and 138 power transformers. In recent years, KE has taken major steps towards enhancing the transformation capacity and improving its reliability.

 

Capacity Enhancement/Restoration:

transmission-timeline

Installations or enhancements of power transformers were carried at various locations to improve the load profile

30 MVA

Hospital Grid

July 2014

40 MVA

Malir Grid

December 2014

40 MVA

Hub Chowki Grid

December 2014

20 MVA

Agha Khan 1 & 2

March 2015

40 MVA

Clifton Grid

March 2015

40 MVA

Surjani Grid

April 2015

40 MVA

Clifton Grid

July 2015

Federal B Grid

Agha Khan 1 & 2

September 2015

40 MVA

Gizri Grid

September 2015

40 MVA

West Wharf Grid

September 2015

40 MVA

Qayumabad Grid

October 2015

Dhabeji Grid

Agha Khan 1 & 2

November 2015

40 MVA

Site

January 2016

40 MVA

Port Qasim

February 2016

40 MVA

KDA

February 2016

Dhabeji Grid

BOC

February 2016

477 11kV Switch installations/replacements have been carried out since July 2014 across various grid stations, as part of a comprehensive effort to ensure optimal performance.

ISO 9001:2008 QMS Certification:

The following Transmission network departments are certified under ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System:

  • Project Implementation
  • Grid System Maintenance
  • System Operation
  • Telecommunication
  • SCADA Maintenance

TP 1000:

KE has invested significantly in expanding its transmission network, including the installation of new grid stations and transmission lines. TP-1000 is a USD 440 Million transmission enhancement project which will add 1000 MVA to our network enabling the utility to transmit additional 800 MW while improving power reliability and voltage stability. The project will include several new grid stations and the addition of a Disaster Recovery Center.

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