Bunji is a 7,100MW hydro power project. It is planned on Indus river/basin in Gilgit-Baltistan, 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 2026 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2030. Buy the profile here.
The project is being developed by China Three Gorges. The project is co-owned by China Three Gorges and Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.
Bunji is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 308 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project will be 445m. The project is expected to generate 26,123 GWh of electricity.
The hydro power project consists of 20 turbines, each with 350MW nameplate capacity.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2026. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2030.
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About China Three Gorges
China Three Gorges Corp (CTG) is a renewable energy company that develops and operates hydropower generation plants. The company offers hydropower generation, equity investment, water resources management, project investment, construction and management, watershed cascade scheduling, electricity production, and provision of technical services among others. CTG also operates in water conservancy-related consulting services, emerging energy, resource recycling technology research and development, new energy, environmental protection technology development and others. Its renewable energy business comprises the construction, operation, and development of solar and wind energy projects. CTG develops hydropower projects at the Yangtze River and its tributaries and others. CTG is headquartered in Beijing, Hubei, China.