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Chinese firm to build $2.4b 1,100-MW Kohala hydroelectric project

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article image STAFF REPORT MUZAFFARABAD: The China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC) will develop the planned 1,100-MW Kohala hydropower project, a run-of-river scheme that will be built on the Jhelum River in AJK. The project with the cost of $2.4 billion is scheduled for commission in 2023. The Kohala hydroelectric scheme will have a gravity, roller-concrete compacted dam on the upper branch of the Jhelum, 40 km from Muzaffarabad. The powerhouse, on the lower branch of the Jhelum near Barasala…Read More