Yulbo Hydropower Project is a 2,800MW hydro power project. It is planned on Indus river/basin in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2027 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2031.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||2,800||–||2,800||Announced||Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan||Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority|
The project is being developed and currently owned by Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority.
Yulbo Hydropower Project is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 148.017 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project will be 238m and 211m respectively. The project is expected to generate 11,469 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $6,000m.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2027. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2031.
About Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority
Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA), is a government-owned public authority 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; irrigation, flood management; inland navigation; and prevention of water logging and reclamation of waterlogged and saline lands. WAPDA is headquartered in Lahore, Pakistan.
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