|Project Details||Power generation capacity is 3,478 MW through 14 power generating units. |
Catchment area of the reservoir created by the dam is 169,600 square kilometres. The reservoir, with a maximum depth of more than 450ft, can impound up to 11.62 million acre foot (MAF) of water at the maximum lake elevation of 1,550ft. Net usable capacity of the reservoir is 9.68MAF.
The water is stocked during the months of June, July and August, when the river flow is at its maximum.
|Project Area (in hectares)||26000|
|Level of Investment (in USD)||1,490,000,000 (*)|
|Type of Population||Rural|
|Company Names or State Enterprises||Sacyr from Spain|
Costruzioni generali Farsura from Italy
Astaldi from Italy
Compagnie de Constructions Internationales from France
Compagnie Francaise dEntreprises from France
Societe de Construction de Batignolles from France
Hochtief from Germany
Philipp Holzmann from Germany
Strabag Bau from Germany
Ed Zueblin from Germany
C. Baresel from Germany
Conrad Zschokke from Switzerland
Losinger from Switzerland
|Relevant government actors||Government of Pakistan, Water and Power Development Authority|
|International and Financial Institutions||The World Bank (WB) from United States of America |
International Development Association (IDA)
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) - The Project, to be co-financed with the World Bank (WB), comprises the installation of a power house at the fifth tunnel (Tunnel 5) of the Tarbela Dam, and construction of a transmission line to connect the power to the national grid. The WB’s co-financing will be in the form of an Additional Financing (AF) for the existing WB-financed Tarbela Fourth Extension Hydropower Project (T4HP). The Tarbela Dam was originally constructed in the 1970s.
|Environmental justice organisations and other supporters||International Rivers, http://www.internationalrivers.org/campaigns/pakistan, Pakistan Network for Rivers, Dams and People (PNRDP)|