Mansehra, 12 June 2023 (TDI): Suki Kinari Hydro (Pvt) Ltd / China Gezhouba Group Company Ltd, in collaboration with the local government, is proud to announce the successful installation of a crucial 413-ton rotor in the Suki Kinari hydropower project.

This significant achievement marks a major milestone in the development of clean and sustainable energy in northwest Pakistan under the China-Pakistan Economic Project.

The Suki Kinari hydropower project, located in River Kunhar (a tributary of River Jhelum) in District Mansehra, KPK, aims to harness the power of water to generate electricity on a large scale.

With the completion of the installation of the 413-ton rotor, the final of the four generating units is now equipped with the essential component necessary for converting water into electricity efficiently.

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The installation process carried out on June 10, was meticulously planned and executed to ensure a seamless operation. Through careful coordination and the use of advanced engineering techniques, the rotor was hoisted and smoothly installed, demonstrating the expertise and professionalism of the project team.

The successful installation of the rotor not only signifies a major achievement for the Suki Kinari hydropower project but also reinforces Pakistan’s commitment to renewable energy development. The project is expected to have a significant positive impact on the local economy.

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Once completed, the Suki Kinari hydropower project will have a total installed capacity of 870 MW and will catalyze the construction of a power station capable of generating 3.21 billion kilowatt-hours of clean and reliable electricity to power thousands of homes and businesses.

This will contribute to reducing the country’s reliance on fossil fuels and lowering carbon emissions, thus promoting a greener and more environmentally friendly future.

The successful installation of the 413-ton rotor is a testament to the collaborative efforts and expertise of all those involved. The estimated cost of this project under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is 2000 million US dollars.