Haripur: The fourth expansion of Tarbela Dam has entered its final phase, according to a news source. The first unit of the dam will start producing electricity in February next year.
The completion of this project will increase electricity production. The work on the project is underway at a fast pace, for which the completion schedule has already been released. The second unit will be ready to produce electricity in April 2018, while the third unit will be made functional in May 2018. Each of these units will produce 470 MW of electricity.
The electricity production of Tarbela Dam will increase from 3,478 MW to 4,888 MW with the project’s completion.