Karot Hydropower Station

Project Karot Hydropower Station
Primary Energy Input Hydel
Technology Hydel
Installed Capacity (MW) 720
Location River Jehlum
Province Dual boundary of District Rawalpindi, Punjab & District Kotli, AJK, River Jhelum
Estimated Cost (US $ Million) 1698.26
Executing Company / Sponsors Karot Power Company Ltd. (KPCL) / CSAIL/ CTGI /CTG (China Three Gorges)
Financing Independent Power Producer (IPP)
Coordinating Ministry Ministry of Energy (Power Division)
Supervising Agency Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB)
Project Progress Update
  • Land acquisition award done.
  • Enviromental NOC issued: 14th July 2015
  • EPC Stage Tariff: 28th April 2016
  • Financial Close achieved on 22nd February 2017
  • Construction of access road/bridge, concrete batching plant, diversion tunnel and spillway,  etc. are in process.
  • Work initiated through equity – 50% civil works completed.
  • Expected Commercial Operation Date (COD) December 2021.

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