Tarbela 5th Extension

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

1,530 MW

(Three units 510 MW each)

  • Annual Energy
1,347 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

JV of Mott MacDonalds Ltd. UK, Coyne-et-Billier, France with MM Pakistan & ACE Pakistan as Sub-consultants

Commencement Date

August 2021

Completion Date

May 2026

Financial Status (Rs. Million)

Local Foreign Total

Approved PC-I Cost 20.12.2016

46,373.610 35,988.000 82,361.610

PSDP Allocation 2022-2023

2,564.000 9,436.000 12,000.000

Status:

Consultancy Services for Construction Supervision

  • The consultancy contract was signed with M/s Mott MacDonald, UK, on 13.04.2019.
  • The consultants are mobilized at the site w.e.f. 15.04.2019.

Civil Works

  • Contract Agreement signed with M/s PCCCL on 06.05.2021.
  • Work is under progress on Penstock, Intake, and Power House.

E&M Works

  • Contract awarded to JV of M/s Harbin Electric Intl and M/s Harbin Electric Machinery on 26.05.2021. Contract Agreement signed on 25.06.2021.
  • The Contractor has started Design of different components of the plant as per Contractor provision, and has submitted design of various components of the plant for review of WAPDA.

Transmission Line

  • The contract is undertaken by National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDCL).
  • Contract agreement signed Contract with M/s NETRACON on 21.07.2022.

 

Closure of Tunnel 5 from IRSA.
• Since 08TH July 2021, a series of meetings with IRSA has been conducted for the closure of the T5 Tunnel.
• IAC meeting was planned for 24.08.2022, however, said the meeting was postponed due to an emergent flood situation in Sindh province. The next IAC meeting is yet to be scheduled.
• Physical Progress 5.00%

Environmental Initiatives

TARBELA 5TH EXTENSION HYDROPOWER PROJECT
300MW FLOATING SOLAR PROJECT - ESIA
TARBELA 5TH EXTENSION HYDROPOWER PROJECT (UPDATED NOVEMBER 2022)

 
Incharge of the Project
Engr. Muhammad Azam Joya
Chief Engineer /PD (Tarbela 5th Ext. HPP)
Contact No. 0092-995-350004

 

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