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Tungas HydroPower Project

TungasLocation: The dam site was identified on Indus river 54 km downstream of Skardu city and 695 Km from Islamabad. The powerhouse site is to be located 15 km downstream of dam site and 675 Km from Islamabad.
Salient Features
Generation Capacity  2,200 MW
Drainage Area  113,000 km2
Average Flow 962 m3/s
Dam Height  127 M
Head Water Level 2,110 M
Tail Water Level 1,920 M
Length of Power Tunnel 11.3 Km
Gross Head 190 M
Net Head  170 M
Design Discharge 1,500 m3/s
Annual Energy  8,800 GWh
Plant Factor 46.4%

Status

• The project was identified by MONENCO under CIDA grant during 1984 for a capacity of 685 MW.
• The capacity has been upgraded to 2200 MW by HPO, WAPDA.
• PC-II amounting to Rs.708.640 Million for feasibility study was submitted to Ministry of Water and Power on 18.07.2014 for approval from CDWP.
• Ministry of Water & Power returned the PC-II in April 2016, for cost updating, conformation of financing source, and priority of project in consultation        with Govt. of Gilgit Baltistan.
• PC-II has been updated for an amount of Rs. 975.013 Million and will be submitted to MoW&P after firming up of financing.