Upper Palas Valley is a 157MW hydro power project. It is planned on Indus 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 announced stage. It will be developed in a single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2025. Buy the profile here.

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Description

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

Upper Palas Valley is a reservoir based project. The gross head and net head of the project will be 470m and 423m respectively. The project is expected to generate 475 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 units of pelton turbines.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2025.

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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 10 July 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.