Three hydel projects (56 MW) to be completed by 2015

 PESHAWARThree hydropower projects having generation capacity of 56MW will be completed next year under the provincial government’s energy action plan. Due to these hydel stations not only the energy crisis in Pakistan will be controlled to some extent but also these stations improve financial position of the public exchequer.
This was stated by the PEDO’s Board chairman Tariq Iqbal, while chairing the Pakhtunkhwa Energy Development Organisation (PEDO) 4th board of directors meeting. During the meeting the board was informed about the progress of work on ongoing energy projects in the province. It was also informed that three hydropower projects namely Daral Khwar HPP, Swat of 36MW, Ranolia HPP, Kohistan of 17MW & Machai HPP, Mardan pf 2.6 MW will be completed in next year and start generation collectively 56MW.

The board showed its satisfaction over the pace of work on various energy projects and stated that in the next year the construction work will be stated on Matiltan HPP 84MW, Lawi HPP 69MW, Karora & Jabori HPPs. During the meeting the PEDO board took various decisions regarding the newly administrative set up of department and scrutinised the applications received from various candidates who applied for the position of Executive PEDO chief. Board also approved the terms of references for the newly created vacancies of general manager thermal, HR & legal experts to be hired soon.


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