PM Abbasi Inaugurates 1410MW Tarbela fourth extension hydropower project

TARBELA: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi inaugurated 1410 MW Tarbela fourth extension hydropower project at Tarbela in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
First unit of 470 MW is being commissioned, while as two more units each with equal power generating capacity will be online before the advent of summer this year.
Addressing the inaugural ceremony, the premier said that the government has solved the energy crisis for next 10 years and this Tarbela fourth extension hydropower project will greatly contribute to this effect.
The PM said that the project will provide low cost and environment friendly electricity to the masses, expressing hope that Pakistan will be free of load shedding in future.
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said the PML-N Government has stabilized the country and put it on the path of development and prosperity.
He said the present government completed the development projects as per its manifesto.
“People elect those who deliver and the PML-N has always delivered on its promises.” said the PM.

PM to inaugurate Tarbela 4th Extension Hydro Power Project

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will inaugurate 1410 MW Tarbela 4th extension hydropower project.
T-4 project will play pivotal role in balancing energy mix of the country and stabilizing prices of electricity for a long span in future with an attractive economic rate of return of more than 30% and annual cost sale of US$ 300 million to national exchequer.
The project is located within premises of existing Tarbela Dam Project. Tarbela Dam Project, completed in 1976, has provision of 5 tunnels, 4 on Left Bank and 01 on Right Bank. Tunnels 1-3 have installed capacity of 3,478 MW with average annual energy generation of 15-16 billion units.
T-4 project will generate 3.84 billion units annually equivalent of burning of 1 million ton of furnace oil.