Tarbela 5th Extension
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Tarbela 5th Extension

Location: Tarbela Dam (on Indus River), District Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Salient Features
Tunnel 5 (Already Constructed):

Purpose

Irrigation

Type

Concrete/steel lined

Length

3,675 ft.
Proposed T5 Powerhouse:

Generation Capacity

1,410 MW

(Three units 470 MW each)

Annual Energy

1,810 GWh
Execution by WAPDA

Project Benefits

  • Generation of Hydropower

  • Employment Generation during construction & O&M of the project

  • Development of Fisheries
  • Load shedding will be substantially reduced
Consultants M/s Mott Macdonald, UK
Commencement Date -
Completion Date 4.5 Years after commencement
Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
Approved PC-I Cost 20.12.2016 46,373.610 35,988.000 82,361.610
Environmental Initiatives

TARBELA 5TH EXTENSION HYDROPOWER PROJECT

Status:

• Consultancy Contract has been signed with M/s Mott Macdonald, UK on 13.04.2019.
• The Contract agreement for geotechnical investigations has been signed on 15.04.2019 with M/s Sarwar & Company, Islamabad. The Contractor has mobilized at site on 22.04.2019.
• The drilling of bore holes in Dal Darra channel has been completed whereas drilling of bore holes at Power House and Intake area is in progress.

Incharge of the Project
Mr. Abdul Rasheed
Chief Engineer /PD (Tarbela 5th Ext. HPP)
Contact No. 0092-995-350004

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