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WAPDA says 2019 was “historic year” for Pakistan’s hydropower sector

The Pakistan Water & Power Development Authority says 2019 was a historic year for development of water and hydropower resources in Pakistan: Record generation of hydroelectricity was supplied to the National Grid, and construction work on the...

Mott MacDonald named lead consultant for 1,410-MW Tarbela 5th Extension hydropower project

Mott MacDonald has been appointed lead consultant for the 1,410-MW Tarbela 5th Extension hydropower project in Pakistan. The project, being delivered by the Water and Power Development Authority of Pakistan, will increase the Tarbela Power Plant’s total generating capacity from 4,888 MW to 6,300 MW.

WAPDA announces 1,410-MW Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project completed

The Water and Power Development Authority in Pakistan says the third and last unit at its 1,410-MW Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project has been synchronized with the National Grid.

WAPDA commissions first generating unit at Tarbela 4 extension

The first of three 470 MW turbine-generator units has been commissioned at Pakistan's Tarbela 4 extension, strengthening the Water and Power Development Authority's efforts to provide more energy security to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region.

Perspectives: Safe and Sound

The safety of dams is a significant issue globally and one that defies geographic boundaries. After all, the tragic results of a dam failure are essentially the same no matter where in the world that dam is located, such as environmental damage and potential loss of life.
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Extensions to Pakistan’s Tarbela hydropower plant receive additional funding

The World Bank and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank have partnered to provide US$690 million for the completion of Pakistan's 1,410-MW Tarbela 5th Extension hydropower project.

Sinohydro issues notice of contract suspension in work on 1,410-MW Tarbela-4 hydro project

Sinohydro has issued a contract suspension notice to Pakistan’s Water and Power Development Authority for the 1,410-MW Tarbela-4 extension project, according to The Express Tribune.

World Bank makes US$390 million loan for Pakistan’s Tarbela hydroelectric plant extension

The World Bank has approved US$390 million in additional financing to be used by Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority for extensions of its Tarbela hydroelectric plant.
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Sinohydro suspends work at Pakistan’s 1,400-MW Tarbela 4 hydroelectric plant following worker deaths

Chinese construction firm Sinohydro has suspended work on an extension at Pakistan's Tarbela 4 hydropower plant, following the death of six people over the weekend.
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Interest high in Pakistani technical school’s new small hydropower program

Leaders from Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority are hoping a new program will help open the region's hydroelectric power potential.