Tarbela 4th Extension To Add Additional 1410MW To National Grid

Tarbela 4th extension to add additional 1410MW to national grid

ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 27th Jan, 2017 ) : The construction work on 1410 MW-Tarbela 4th extension hydropower project is in full swing to generate cheap electricity. According to Radio Pakistan , the first unit of the project is expected to be completed in August this year while other two units will start power generation early next year. The project upon completion will increase generation capacity of Tarbela Hydel Power Station from existing 3,478MW to 4,888MW. It is highlighted here that the project after its completion will help in improving power shortages in the country by contributing cheap electricity.