Athmuqam is a 450MW hydro power project. It is planned on Neelum river/basin in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2025 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2028. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by DL Holdings, Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power and LOTTE Engineering & Construction. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

Athmuqam is a run-of-river project.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2025. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2028.

Contractors involved

DL Holdings, Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power and LOTTE Engineering & Construction are expected to be contracted for rendering of operations & maintenance services for the project.

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About DL Holdings

DL Holdings Co Ltd (DL) is an engineering and construction company. It offers project management, feasibility studies, engineering, procurement, construction, operation and maintenance, commissioning, and project financing. The company executes various building projects including office, cultural, education facilities, medical and sports facilities. DL also carries out redevelopment, reconstruction and remodeling works. The company offers services to the petroleum refining, chemical and petrochemical, power and energy plants, building and housing, and civil work sectors. It also produces and supplies polyethylene, polybutene products, and biaxially-oriented polypropylene (BOPP) films. The company operates in South Korea, the UAE, Kuwait, the Philippines, the US, Hungary, Vietnam, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, China, and Singapore. DL is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

About Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co Ltd (KHNP), a subsidiary of Korea Electric Power Corp, is a nuclear power company. It generates power from nuclear, hydroelectric, and pumped storage power plants. The company supplies power to residential, educational, commercial, industrial, and agricultural sectors. KHNP utilizes new and renewable energy sources such as solar light, fuel cell, wind power and solar heat to generate electric power. The company offers construction, maintenance and modernization services to nuclear and hydroelectric power projects in Nepal, Tadjikistan, China and others. KHNP is headquartered in Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea.

About LOTTE Engineering & Construction

LOTTE Engineering & Construction Co Ltd (Lotte E&C) is a construction company. Its services include integrated construction, architecture, engineering, project management, procurement, designing, plant technology and sustainability reporting services. The company also provides ethical management, environmental management, business development, redevelopment, planning, business consultancy, financing, facilities management services and others. Lotte E&C constructs and develops architecture, housing, civil, plant, industrial, commercial, hospitality, theme parks, infrastructure and overseas projects. The company’s project portfolio includes Lotte Castle and Al Qatrana Power Plant among others. It has operations in Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Lotte E&C is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.