Gulpur is a 102MW hydro power project. It is located on Poonch river/basin in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 2015 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2020. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Mira Power. Korea South-East Power, Daelim Engineering and LOTTE Engineering & Construction are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 76%, 18% and 6% respectively.

Gulpur is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 21.893 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 57.5m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 3 in number. The penstock length is 59m. The penstock diameter is 5m. The project generated 465 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2015 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2020.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to National Transmission & Despatch under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

Daelim Engineering and LOTTE Engineering & Construction were selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 52MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied 2 electric generators for the project.

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About Mira Power

Mira Power Limited is an owner and operator of a 100 MW hydro power project in Gulpur.

This content was updated on 4 January 2024

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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.