Pakistan is a water rich country, but, unfortunately, Pakistan's energy market investment in hydel power
generation has been caught up in confusion and contradiction for many years, and no significance project has been achieved so far.
Unfortunately, except for building the Mangla and Tarbela dams decades ago, no government has placed importance on hydel power
generation, more specifically building the Kalabagh dam (KBD), though it is close to consumption centres.
PESHAWAR -- The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Senior Minister for Local Government and Rural Development Inayat Ullah Khan has said that only in Dir Upper, there is capacity to establish more than 50 Mini Hydel Power
Stations which can convert the area in to the city of lights.
Peshawar -- Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has regretted the denial of connectivity to the electricity produced by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government from different hydel power
projects and the delaying tactics for the power purchasing agreement by WAPDA.
On Sunday, the Idukki dam, the largest hydel power
project in the state, received water enough to produce 54 mu of power, and the water that reached the Sabarigiri project is sufficient to generate 29 mu of power.
Tenders are invited for supply of neoprene rubber seal for stop log gate at gandhisagar hydel power
The Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) has transferred Chief Engineer (Power) of Tarbela Hydel Power
Station, Sher Afzal Khan, as General Manager (GM Power) with immediate effect.
Talking to media after signing an agreement between PEDO (The Pakhtunkhwa Energy Development Organization) and a consortium of Sino-Hydro and Sappier regarding the construction of 150 MW Sharmai Hydel Power
in District Dir, he said that the small hydel power
stations taken up environment friendly because they are construction on perennial water and thus no water storages are required like the dams.
The KP government took in hand 365 micro hydel power
generation in hand, out of which 100 had been completed and the electricity generated through these micro hydro power stations were being given to local population on cheap prices, he added.
Three hydel power
stations operated by the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) delivered 110.
Producing hydel power
is much cheaper and environment friendly compared to production through furnace and gas.
Islamabad, July 30 (ANI): Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has reportedly failed to achieve a hydel power
generation capacity of 6,720 MW despite borrowing heavily from the Water and Power Ministry for initiation and completion of the ongoing hydel power