Marala hydropower project inauguration: 50 million Units electricity to be produced annually

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Marala hydropower project inauguration: 50 million Units electricity to be produced annually

*LAHORE - Marala hydropower project to be inaugurated on Monday (today).*

The hydropower project has been established at Upper Chenab Canal near Head Marala Barrage over River Chenab with a total cost of Rs3.98 billion with the supervision of the Chinese engineers.

The project has a maximum power generation capacity of 7.64 megawatts with four turbines of 1.9 megawatts capacity each. The turbines made operational after successful tests conducted under the joint supervision of Chinese and Pakistani engineers, concerned officials said.

The engineers will give a detailed briefing to the Punjab chief minister about the hydropower project during the inauguration ceremony.

The power plant would produce 50.3 million units electricity annually and was linked with the national grid.

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