studies of Hydropower project on Spat Gah was carried
out by Consultant M/s ILF
(Germany), POYRY (Australia) and ACE (PAK) with
financing grant from KfW of
As per Phase-I Study, Lower Spat Gah Scheme (496 MW)
is ranked first and taken up for Feasibility Study.
The other identified projects are Middle Gabarband
(424 MW) and upper Spat Gah (199 MW). The
Consultants submitted feasibility report of 496 MW
Lower Spat Gah Scheme in June, 2010.
Authority in its meeting on 31.08.2010 has decided
to implement Lower Spat Gah in
Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode. EOI documents
for PPP mode were prepared in consultation with CCC, WAPDA and IPDF, Islamabad.
EOI documents issued to interested
sponsors and three bids were received and evaluated. The
recommendations made by Evaluation Committee were
approved by Authority on 20.03.2012. Authorities
recommend M/s KOMIPO-POSCO Engineering
Consortium of Korea for 496 MW Lower Spat Gah
Hydropower Project. WAPDA has issued Letter of
Acceptance to M/s KOMIPO-POSCO Engineering
Prior to invite private sector for further
negotiation to finalize the PPP modalities, the
mater was discussed with Govt. of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
regarding % age equity share with public sector.
Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa intends to
contribute 25% of the equity share. WAPDA would
contribute 1% of the equity share.
A meeting among WAPDA, PPIB, Board of Investment,
Planning Division, Finance Division, Government of
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Ministry of Water & Power was
held on 29.08.2012 at Islamabad and the following
decisions were made:-
1. PPIB shall handle the Lower Spat Gah Hydropower
Project onwards under the provisions of
"Policy for Power Generation-2002".
2. Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as an equity
Partner shall be involved in the decision making
regarding the projects.
A meeting between M/s KOMIPO-POSCO, WAPDA and Govt.
Khyber Pkhtunkhwa was
held on 11.09.2012 & 12.09.2012 under the
chairmanship of Chairman WAPDA to
discuss the road map for implementation of the
project under Public Private Partnership
between Public and Private Sector Sponsors has been
signed on 24.12.2012.
· Draft of
Joint Development Agreement (JDA) has been prepared
and circulated among various WAPDA Organization for
Technical due diligence by the Private Sponsor has
of the Project
Engr. Hasnain Afzal
General Manager (Hydro) Planning
Wapda Sunny View, Lahore.
Contact No. 0092-42-99202717
Mobile No. 0300-8411244