Tag Archives: WAPDA

World Bank, International Panel of Experts appreciates Tarbela 4 success

Lahore, February 14, 2019 (PPI-OT): The World Bank and the International Panel of Experts (IPOE) have appreciated the successful completion and effective operation of the 1410 MW – Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project, commissioned in 2018 in a phased manner.…

Neelum Jhelum bracing up for full generation during coming high flow season

Lahore, January 05, 2019 (PPI-OT): Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project is bracing up for full generation during the next high flow season that will start from April onwards. The project, after its commissioning, has been in operation for almost 8 months. …

Mohmand Dam! A Long Awaited Project

Lahore, January 01, 2019 (PPI-OT): WAPDA has been able to successfully realign this important project after a delay of decades. Removing the legal, financial and technical snags, the project is all set to kick start as early as second week …

Landmark achieved on Mohmand dam agreement signed with locals for land to initiate project

Lahore, December 30, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority succeeded in achieving yet another land mark on Mohmand Dam Hydropower Project, as a formal agreement was signed between the tribal elders and WAPDA under the supervision of …

WAPDA phenomenally moves ahead in 2018 to regain glory of past 3 mega projects completed; hydel generation up by 36% in a year WAPDA contributes 25.63 billion units low–cost hydel electricity in 2018

Lahore, December 30, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) steadfastly moved ahead during the year 2018 to regain glory of its past, as it successfully completed and commissioned three long-delayed mega hydropower projects with cumulative generation …

WAPDA won 12th National Women Karate Championship, 2018

Sahiwal, December 02, 2018 (PPI-OT): 12th National Women Karate Championship ended at Sports Gymnasium Hall, Sahiwal. Teams from all the affiliated units of Pakistan Karate Federation WAPDA, Army, Railways, Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, KP and Islamabad participated in the championship.

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Test proves Tarbela 4 Project’s efficiency higher than envisaged

Lahore, November 24, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) successfully carried out simultaneous load rejection test of all three units of Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project. The test was conducted at the load of about 1100 …

Implementation Committee of Diamer Basha and Mohmand Dams Secretariat established at Islamabad

Lahore, July 09, 2018 (PPI-OT):Following the Supreme Court’s historic judgment of July 4, 2018 to expedite the construction of two critical dams namely Diamer Basha and Mohmand, a Secretariat has been established at Islamabad for the Implementation Committee of Diamer …

Neelum Jhelum Project’s contribution to National Grid becomes double; Project providing 484 MW to National Grid

Lahore, July 07, 2018 (PPI-OT): In yet another significant development, the contribution of Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project to the National Grid has increased to 484 Megawatts (MW), as two units of the project (Unit No. 3 and Unit No. 2) …

Water Resources Minister briefed about water, hydropower projects; Construction of Diamer Basha, Mohmand dams to be started in FY 2018-19

Lahore, June 26, 2018 (PPI-OT): Water Resources Federal Minister Syed Ali Zafar visited WAPDA House today. WAPDA Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (R) briefed the Minister about the issues of water and hydropower sectors in the country. The Minister was …