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5,789 MW hydro power projects completion by 2018

03 February, 2014

Islamabad: Five hydel power projects with a capacity to produce five thousand seven hundred eighty-nine megawatts electricity would be completed by 2018, state media reported on Sunday.

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Islamabad: Five hydel power projects with a capacity to produce five thousand seven hundred eighty-nine megawatts electricity would be completed by 2018, state media reported on Sunday.

According to a WAPDA reports‚ Diamer-Bhasha Dam on River Indus will generate 4500 megawatts electricity and store over eight million acre feet of water to meet growing power and irrigation needs.

Golen Gol Hydropower Project being constructed in Chitral will be completed next year and produce one hundred six megawatts electricity.

The Neelum-Jhelum Hydroelectric Project on completion in 2016 would produce nine hundred sixty-nine megawatts electricity.

Duber Khwar Hydropower Project located on Khan Khwar River in District Kohistan would produce one hundred thirty megawatts electricity.

Kurram hydropower project having the capacity to produce eighty-four megawatts electricity power and it will be completed within next four years.

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