Upper Palas Valley HydroPower Project

Upper Palas Valley HydroPower Project

Upper PalasLocation: Palas Valley (Chor Nullah) is located on the left bank of the Indus river with influence 8km upstream of Patan Town in Kohistan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The project has been planned on the left bank of Kuz Khwar (Upper Palas Valley) with powerhouse, 38 km from Patan Town and 348 km from Islamabad. 
Salient Features
Generation Capacity  157 MW
Gross Head 470 M
Rated Net Head 423 M
Design Discharge 43 m3/Sec
Mean Annual Energy 475 GWh
No. & Type of Turbine  2, Pelton
Type Of Dam Concrete Arch Dam
Height Of Dam 147 M
Head Race Tunnel 7.8 Km
Pressure Shaft 600 m
Construction Period 4 Years
Estimated Project Cost 425 Million US$


  •  A pre-feasibility study was completed in the year 2008.

In charge of the Project
Engr. Nazakat Hussain
General Manager (Hydro) Planning
Contact No. 0092-42-99202717

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