DG FWO, along with his team, visited Diamer Basha Dam site on 10 April 2021.
DG was briefed about latest updates of various construction works.
Plans for construction of temporary and permanent bridges were verified on ground and issues related to future work on the main dam were discussed on site.
First Steel Liner for Headrace Tunnel of Suki Kinari Hydropower Project has been transported inside Tunnel.
23.1km long headrace tunnel passing through difficult terrain and in poor geological section, Steel lining has been designed. 5.5m diameter steel cans has been fabricated in specialized steel factory at site and mobilized in HRT for installation. A total of 117 nos.(each 3m long) steel cans will be used.
Diamer-Bhasha Dam: Cableway Bridge-2 was made operational to speed-up the transportation of heavy machinery and construction materials across the Indus River.
This cableway bridge is 205 meters long and consists of a six-foot carriageway. The cableway bridge is capable of carrying a total weight of 80 tons.
Additional Chief Engineer Diamer-Bhasha Dam Project Fakhr Jahan, engineers and officials of Power China were present during the opening of the bridge.
On March 25, Chairman WAPDA Lieutenant General (retd) Muzammil Hussain had inaugurated the newly constructed Cableway Bridge-3 on the Indus River.
The cable way bridge-1 will also be made operational soon.
Diamer Basha Dam is set to have a gross water storage capacity of 8.1 MAF to irrigate 1.23 million acres of additional land. With installed power generation capacity of 4500 MW, the project will provide more than 18 billion units per annum to the National Grid.
′′ Carbon emissions from Sahiwal Cole Power Plant is zero ′′
Cool fired power plants operated under Chinese companies in Pakistan are working on zero carbon emissions.
Sahiwal Cole Power Plant has made it very low even zero carbon emissions possible.
The Sahiwal project is involved in green coal-operated power projects with its high performance and carbon emissions that have met world standard. The project is built on the style of Tianjin IGCC power station,
This project uses various devices and technologies for carbon dioxide reduction which is then stored as industrial raw materials
Largest Pelton turbines in Pakistan for Suki Kinari Hydropower Project.
ANDRITZ supplying these four 225MW Pelton units for this project, which will be the largest Pelton turbines in the country.
Vevey Lab, Switzerland conducted the model acceptance test in 2019. On the very day, 20 globally leading turbine experts from all stakeholders witnessed the model acceptance test.
After uninterrupted tests for nearly 150 hours (six days and nights), all the tested items, including efficiency, vibration, speed, air admission as well as the geometric size, met the Contract requirements and manufacturing is in progress.
2nd breakthrough of Headrace tunnel at Suki Kinari Hydropower Project took place on 17th April, 2020.
More than 23Km long headrace tunnel is being excavated through different access Adits/Tunnels.
More than 2600m long tunnel sections (A4-A5) breakthrough with high-accuracy alignment. To celebrate this important milestone, a ceremony was held at construction site and all stakeholders participated.