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Suki Kinari is an 884MW hydro power project. It is planned on Kunhar river/basin in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2017 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by S K Hydro (pvt). The company has a stake of 100%.

Suki Kinari is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project will be 912.5m and 848m respectively. 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, is expected to be 4 in number. The penstock length will be 160m. The penstock diameter will be 2.12m. The project is expected to generate 3,081 GWh of electricity.

The project will have 4 electric generators installed at the project site. The generator capacity is likely to be 218 MVA.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2017. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to National Transmission & Despatch under a power purchase agreement. The power will be sold at the rate of $0.088kWh for a period of 30 years.

Contractors involved

China Gezhouba Group is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.

Andritz will be the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company is expected to provide 4 units of pelton turbines, each with 210MW nameplate capacity.

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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.