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UPPER PALAS VALLEY HYDROPOWER PROJECT

LOCATION

Palas Valley (Chor Nullah) is located on the left bank of the Indus river with influence 8km upstream of Patan Town in Kohistan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The project has been planned on the left bank of Kuz Khwar (Upper Palas Valley) with powerhouse, 38 km from Patan Town and 348 km from Islamabad.

SALIENT FEATURES
Installed Capacity 157 MW
Gross Head 470 m
Rated Net Head 423 m
Design Discharge 43 m3/sec
Mean Annual Energy 475 GWh
No. & Type of Turbine 2, Pelton
Type of Dam Concrete Arch Dam
Height of Dam 147 m
Headrace Tunnel 7.8 km
Pressure Shaft 600 m
Construction Period 04 Years
Estimated Project Cost 425 Million US$

STATUS

  • Pre-feasibility study has been completed in year 2008.


MIDDLE PALAS VALLEY HYDROPOWER PROJECT

LOCATION

Palas Valley (Chor Nullah) is located on the left bank of the Indus river with influence 8km upstream of Patan Town in Kohistan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The project has been planned on the left bank of Palas Velly with powerhouse, 25km from Patan Town and 335 km from Islamabad.

SALIENT FEATURES
Installed Capacity 398 MW
Gross Head 685 m
Rated Net Head 649 m
Design Discharge 71 m3/sec
Mean Annual Energy 1716 GWh
No. & Type of Turbine 3, Pelton
Type of Dam CFRD
Height of Dam 81 m
Headrace Tunnel 10.6 km
Pressure Shaft 1000 m
Construction Period 05 Years
Estimated Project Cost 521 Million US$

STATUS

  • Pre-feasibility study has been completed in year 2008.