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Chinese-built Karot Hydropower Station in Pakistan completes installation of seat rings

February 17, 2020


Abstract : Karot Hydroelectric Power Station, the first hydropower project along the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), has seen installations of four seat rings recently, according to a Chinese company in charge of the project building.

BEIJING, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) -- Karot Hydroelectric Power Station, the first hydropower project along the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), has seen installations of seat rings of its four generating units recently, according to a Chinese company in charge of the project building.

Located in Karot District, Punjab Province, Pakistan, the hydropower project is invested by China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC) and built by the Sinohydro Bureau 7 Co., Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PowerChina. With a total installed capacity to reach 720,000 KW, the power station is scheduled to generae 3.2 billion KW of electricity every year. So far, seat rings of its four generating units have all been installed.

The construction of the Karot Hydropower Station started on December, 2015. The total construction period is 5 years (60 months) with power generation period setting of 4 years and 5 months (53 months).

The Karot Hydropower Project will help to improve the dependability of the energy supply in the region by providing up to 3436 GWH of electricity per annum, said relevant person in charge.

(Edited by Bao Nuomin, baonuomin@xinhua.org)

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