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hydropower

[′hī·drə‚pau̇·ər]
(electricity)
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The WAPDA is operating the existing hydel power plants very professionally; it is really appreciable that hydel power plants are running at capacity factor of more than 50%.
He stressed that it was need of the hour to initiate steps to promote tourism in the province and generate Hydel Power at local level.
The meeting focused on the progress on different projects of hydel power and made a number of decisions.
Kerala had recently increased its reliance on hydel power following a shortage in coal supplies that affected coal-based power units in other states, and consequently the availability of power from those states.
With completion of the project, generation capacity of Tarbela Hydel Power Station will increase to 4888MW from the existing 3478MW.
He said work on 300 mega watt power generation project in Balakot and two hydel power stations in Chitral with the capacity to generate 900 mega watt of electricity were being started.
According to the data, Tarbela hydel power station generated 43.
Dubai -- More than 40 hydel power projects worth $15 billion are under development in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, or KP, and these projects offer 17 per cent guaranteed return on investment to investors, Provincial Minister for Power Atif Khan told Khlaeej Times on the sidelines of KP investment road show in Dubai on Wednesday.
The organization has not added a single water reservoir to increase hydel power capacity during the tenure of its Chairman Shakeel Durrani except claiming the completion of Mangla reservoir upraising, which has not reached at end due to non-payment of compensation to affected people of the site.
These weaknesses are partially offset by its revenue stability because of its long-term, fixed-price, power purchase agreement with the Kerala State Electricity Board, and its promoters' experience in executing hydel power projects.
Meanwhile, in July and thereafter in December 1952, small hydel power stations were commissioned on canals at Rasul (Punjab) and Dargai (NWFP) having 22 MW (2X11 MW) and 20 MW (4X5 Mw) generating capacity respectively.
PESHAWAR -- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Education and Energy Atif Khan Wednesday directed Energy and Power officials to timely complete 672 mini-micro hydel power projects initiated by the government across the province warning strict action in case of delay.