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Azad Pattan is a 700.7MW hydro power project. It is planned on Jhelum 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. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2024. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by Azad Pattan Power. China Gezhouba Group and Laraib Energy are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 80% and 20% respectively.

Azad Pattan is a run-of-river with pondage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 14.3 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project will be 64.24m and 61.7m respectively. The project is expected to generate 3,064 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 178.9MW nameplate capacity.

The project will have 4 electric generators installed at the project site. The generator capacity is likely to be 188 MVA.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2024.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Central Power Purchasing Agency under a power purchase agreement for a period of 30 years.

Contractors involved

China Gezhouba Group and China Gezhouba Group International Engineering are expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.

Power Universal Investment is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the hydro power project for a period of 30 years.

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This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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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.