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Tarbela 4th Extension Hydro Power Project Resumes Operation

Islamabad (September 14, 2018): The second unit of Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project also resumed operation, as WAPDA engineers managed to lift draft tube gates of the unit.

According to details, the second unit is generating 300 MW electricity which is being contributed to the National Grid, WAPDA spokesman told Media on Friday.

The first unit is generating power to its maximum capacity of 470 MW, he added.Thus, both the units of Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project are providing 770 MW electricity to the system. Side by side, their various tests are also being carried out being in Defect Liability Period (DLP), spokesman said.

Third unit of the project is also complete and expected to start power generation by end of this month, he added.

Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project has been constructed on Tunnel No. 4 of Tarbela Dam. The project has three generating units 470 MW each with total installed capacity of 1410 MW.

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