June 11, 2018: Consequent upon the improved hydrological conditions and availability of water, the first unit of Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project has started electricity generation with effect from June 8.
May 30, 2018: Consequent upon the completion of its mechanical-run tests, Unit No. 2 of Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project has also been successfully synchronized today with the National Grid. The unit has generated up to 185 MW electricity on trial basis. The unit will gradually attain its maximum generation capacity i.e. 242.25 MW in due course of time. The Unit No. 2 will also undergo reliability test and reliability period in accordance with the contractual obligations.
May 18, 2018: Following completion of its reliability test and adjustments thereafter, the first unit of Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project today has started providing electricity to the National Grid. The unit will contribute 242.25 MW power to its full capacity to the system for one month (reliability period) after which its commercial operation will commence.
May 04, 2018: The first unit of Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project successfully completed the reliability test today, paving the way for its commercial operation. Under the protocols, the unit will now be checked completely and adjustments if any will be carried out by the manufacturer / contractor. The unit is expected to start commercial operation thereafter. The first generating unit of Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project was synchronized with the system on April 9. The second unit was scheduled in May, however, WAPDA succeeded in commissioning this unit for trial generation ahead of schedule and synchronized it with the National Grid on April 22. Both generating units, have provided around 20 million units of electricity to the National Grid during their test run.
Lahore - April 24, 2018: In yet another development, the second unit of Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project, which went into trial generation two days ago, achieved full generation capacity of 242 MW today (April 24) after having been tested successfully with 100% load rejection.
Lahore - April 19, 2018: A 4-member delegation of KfW - a German Financial Institution - headed by its recently appointed Division Chief (Infrastructure and Finance) for Pakistan Ms. Veronica Garcia today called on Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Lieutenant General Muzammil Hussain (Retired) here at WAPDA House. The matters relating to financing of WAPDA projects in water and hydropower sectors were discussed in detail during the meeting.
MUZAFFARABAD, April 13 (APP):Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Friday inaugurated the much-awaited Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project to inject 969 megawatt of electricity to national grid as a historic milestone to meet country’s growing power needs.