Chairman Wapda Engr Lt Gen Sajjad Ghani (Retd) has said that electricity generation from the project would start in 2025. He visited Tarbela 5th extension hydropower project on Friday where he was briefed about the project. Masood Ahmed from World Bank also accompanied the chairman. GM Tarbela Dam Zakir Ateeq, PD Tarbela 5th extension hydropower project and representatives of the consultants and the contractor made detailed presentation on the project.
He was informed that development exercises are in progress on five destinations. Recuperation intend to match the finish timetable of the task was additionally talked about exhaustively during the instructions. Prior, the administrator saw development work on different locales including admission, penstock and outlet, power house, tailrace course and switch yard. Part (Power) WAPDA Jamil Akhtar, GM (Power) Tarbela Nasrum Minallah, GM (HRD) Brig Hamid Raza (r) and GM (Security) Brig Muhammad Tufail (r) were likewise present on the event.
During his connection with the task the executives, the Administrator said that green, perfect and reasonable hydel power is even more essential to justify the tax and balance out the economy. This requires ideal finishing of hydropower projects, he added. The Executive asked the venture the board to outfit their endeavors and complete Tarbela fifth augmentation hydropower project as per the timetable.
Wapda is developing Tarbela fifth expansion hydropower project on burrow No 5 of Tarbela Dam. The World Bank and Asian Foundation Venture Bank (AIIB) are giving monetary help to the task as much as of US 390 million bucks and $ 300 million, individually. Total age limit of the task remains at 1530 MW with three creating units of 510 MW each. The venture will give 1.347 billion units of climate cordial and minimal expense hydel power to the public matrix on the normal consistently. With culmination of Tarbela fifth augmentation, introduced limit at Tarbela Dam will increment from 4888 MW to 6418 MW.
The administrator Wapda additionally visited consumption construction of Tarbela fourth augmentation hydel power station and examined activity and upkeep (O&M) exercises of the power station. Charged in 2018 with subsidizing of the World Bank, the 1410 MW Tarbela fourth augmentation hydel power station have up to this point gave 18.67 billion units of power to the Public Framework.