Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project Started Power Generation

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LAHORE: Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project has begun giving power on a trial premise. The principal unit is contributing 60 megawatts to the national network and will begin producing power to its full limit, 242 megawatts, in next two days.

The task is being called a building wonder with 90% of the plant being underground in the high rocky territories. It additionally comprises of three principal segments which are a dam, conduit framework with 52 km long passages, and an underground powerhouse. The task will give ease hydel power, with yearly advantages of the venture evaluated at Rs50 billion.


For ideal usage of water and hydro-power assets in the nation, Wapda has been executing a two-dimensional procedure for the reason. Under the technique, not just the under-development ventures are being finished in the briefest conceivable time however new tasks are additionally being started in both water and hydro-power parts.

Where the Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project is Located?

The project is situated in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and is planned to be initiated on April 13. It has four units with an aggregate age limit of 969 megawatts. While the primary unit has begun power age, the second, third and fourth units will do as such at one month interim each.

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