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Landmark achieved: Tarbela 4th Project attains maximum installed generation capacity of 1410 MW

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July 25, 2019: With increased water level in Tarbela reservoir and enhanced river flows, the 1410 MW-Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project today attained its maximum installed generation capacity by contributing 1410 MW to the National Grid. This power generation reflects the efficiency standards of the power plant.

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WAPDA HYDEL GENERATION SURGES TO RECORD LEVEL; 7591 MW HYDEL POWER CONTRIBUTED TO NATIONAL GRID

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July 23, 2019: The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) hydel electricity generation surged to the record level, as its hydel power stations generated 7591 megawatt (MW) electricity during the peak hours yesterday. This is the highest-ever hydel power generation in Pakistan, which became possible mainly due to power generation from Tarbela 4th Extension and Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Projects. Earlier, the highest-ever generation by WAPDA was 7585 MW, recorded on September 19 last year.

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REHABILITATION OF CHITRAL, DARGAI HYDEL POWER STATIONS: FRANCE PROVIDES 50 MILLION EUROS SOFT LOAN, 0.2 MILLION EURO GRANT

Pic 1 1907July 19, 2019: Mr. Noor Ahmed, Secretary of Economic Affairs Division (EAD), H.E. Marc Barety, Ambassador of France, and Mr. Jacky Amprou, Country Director of the French Agency for Development (AFD), today signed the Credit Facility Agreement worth Euros 50 million and the Grant Agreement worth 0.2 million Euros to finance the Rehabilitation of Chitral and Dargai Hydel Power Stations. Mr. Muhammad Arshad Chaudhry, Member (Power) WAPDA and other officers were also present on the occasion.

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FY 2018-19: WAPDA provides 31.425 billion units hydel power to National Grid

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July 1, 2019: Despite low flows and less availability of water in the country, the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) contributed 31.425 billion units of low-cost hydel electricity to the National Grid during the fiscal year 2018-19. This quantum of electricity is 4.358 billion units more if compared with the hydel generation of the fiscal year 2017-18. This additional contribution of hydel electricity not only helped resolve the issue of loadshedding in the country but also stabilize the power tariff.

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Tarbela 4th Extension: A Flagship Project

British Trade Commissioner appreciates Tarbela 4th Extension Project

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June 28, 2019: British Queen’s Trade Commissioner to the Middle East, Afghanistan and Pakistan Simon Penney, appreciating Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) for successful commissioning of Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project last year, has said that it is an important project that will deliver energy to thousands of people in Pakistan.

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