Kohinoor Energy Limited was incorporated in April 1994 with the aim and objective to take part in the prosperity of the country through power generation. KEL having paid-up capital of Rupees 1,695 million and is a joint venture of Saigols Group of Companies (a well-known multi-industrial group of Pakistan) and Toyota Tsusho Corporation (an eminent consortium of multi-industrial undertakings of Japan.)
KEL is situated at 35-KM Link Manga Raiwind Road Lahore. It is one of the pioneer projects of Independent Power Producers in Pakistan. The principle activities of the Company is to own, operate and maintain a furnace oil power station with the net capacity of 124 MW (gross capacity 131.44 MW). WAPDA is the sole customer of KEL.
The main equipment at power complex includes three ABB 63 MVA Step-Up Transformers converting the Electrical Output from 11 kV to 132 kV, Eight WARTSILA Diesel 18V46 Type Diesel Generators having rated capacity of 15.68 MW each and a Combined Cycle Heat Recovery System capable of delivering an output of 8 MW through Peter Brotherhood Steam Turbine.