Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project

Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project

Location: Tarbela Dam (on Indus River), District Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 

Salient Features
Power Generation
  • Modification of Tunnel 3 & 4 Intakes
  • Construction of Low Level Outlet Gates
  • Installed Capacity 1,410 MW (Three Units 470 MW each)

Annual Energy 3,840 GWh

Execution by WAPDA

Consultants

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

Contractor

·         Civil Work Contract awarded to M/s Sinohydro Group Ltd. China (SHGL) on 09.09.2013.

·         E&M Work Contract signed with M/s Voith Hydro China & Voith Hydro GmbH Germany (Consortium) on 14.02.2014.

Commencement Date

October 2013

Completion Date

March 2018 (Unit #17) (Civil Works of Power House completed, remaining Intakes works to be completed by June 2020)  

Financial Status (Rs. Million)

Local

Foreign

Total

Approved PC-I Cost (16.08.2012)

17,736.000

65,865.000

83,601.000

PSDP Allocation 2018-2019

10,535.000

3,363.000

13,898.505

Financing Arrangements

World Bank (IBRD & IDA) has financed 90% of the Implementation / Construction of the project). Loan Agreement amounting to US$ 840 Million (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development US$ 400 Million & International Development Agency US$ 440 Million) signed between Govt. of Pakistan and World Bank on 12.04.2012.

 Environmental Initiatives 

           TARBELA 4TH EXTENSION HYDROPOWER PROJECT

 Status:

           Civil Works:

            Physical progress for Civil Works achieved is 92.81%.

            Mechanical Works:

·           Physical Progress for E&M Works is 99.81%.

o   Overall Physical Progress                       96.31%

 Incharge of the Project:

            Sohail Khan

            CE/PD, T4thHP, Old HPD Building

            Project Office Tarbela, Tarbela Dam Project

             Contact #: 0938-281175

Inauguration of the Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project took place on March 10, 2018 by Prime Minister of Pakistan.

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