Neckeherdim-Paur is an 80MW hydro power project. It is planned on Yarkun 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 80 80 Permitting Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan Private Power and Infrastructure Board


The project is being developed and currently owned by Private Power and Infrastructure Board.

Neckeherdim-Paur is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project will be 341m. The project is expected to generate 321 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $120m.

The hydro power project consists of 2 units of pelton turbines.

Development Status

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

About Private Power and Infrastructure Board

Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) promote private sector participation in the power sector of Pakistan. It facilitates investors in establishing private power projects and related infrastructure, executes Implementation Agreement (IA) with project sponsors and issues sovereign guarantees on behalf of Government of Pakistan. PPIB implements the power policies for the establishment of power projects through private sector investment. It coordinates with the Provincial Governments, Local Governments, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJ&K) and regulatory bodies in implementation of the power policies. The Board is also involved in the preparation of all necessary and appropriate documents; execute the documents with private power companies, their sponsors and lenders. PPIB is headquartered in Islamabad, Pakistan.


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