Arkari Gol is a 99MW hydro power project. It is planned on Arkari Gol river/basin in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2025.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 99 99 Permitting Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan Pakhtunkhwa Energy Development Organization


The project is being developed and currently owned by Pakhtunkhwa Energy Development Organization.

Arkari Gol is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 1.06 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project will be 335m and 318m respectively. The project is expected to generate 287 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $183m.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 33MW nameplate capacity.

The project will have 3 electric generators installed at the project site. The generator capacity is likely to be 38.82 MVA.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.


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