Skardu is a 1,200MW 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 announced stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2030 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2034. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority.

The gross head of the project will be 110m. The project is expected to generate 5,600 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2030. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2034.

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About Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority

Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) is a government-owned public authority responsible for maintaining power and water in Pakistan. It is responsible for the development of hydel power and water sector projects in Pakistan. The authority plans and executes projects and schemes for the generation, transmission and distribution of power; water supply and drainage; flood management; irrigation, inland navigation; and prevention of water logging and reclamation of waterlogged and saline lands. WAPDA is headquartered in Lahore, Pakistan.

This content was updated on 25 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.