Keyal Khwar hydropower to generate 122mw

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ISLAMABAD - The construction of Rs 109.322 million Keyal Khwar Hydropower project will generate 122 mw power and benefit the national economy Rs 3.5 billion per annum. According to the Water and power Development Authority documents, the physical progress is 40 per cent.

Upon the completion the Keyal Khwar hydropower project will contribute 426 million units of low-cost electricity to the national grid. The project is located at Keyal Khawar, Right Tributary of Indus in Dasu District, Khyer Pakhtunkhwa and 310 kilometer form Islamabad.

The Keyal Khwar Hydropower project having capacity of 122 Mega Watt and annual energy 426 GWh, said documents. Germany granted Euro 77 million for the project under the loan agreement and in supplementary loan agreement Germany gives Euro 20 million.

The project detailed engineering design, the pre-qualification of firms for civil and electro-mechanical works of the project is under process and is likely to be completed soon, revealed documents.

Courtesy: Nation

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