Golan Gol hydropower project to start electricity generation

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Golan Gol hydropower project to start electricity generation

ISLAMABAD – The third unit of Golen Gol Hydropower Project in district Chitral will start functioning from next month.

The Project Director Golen Gol Hydropower Project Muhammad Javed Afridi said that project will be completed at a cost of about thirty billion rupees.

The first two units of the project have already been completed.

With the completion of the third unit, the power project will start working according to its full capacity of generating one hundred and eight-megawatt electricity.

Earlier this year, Former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had inaugurated Golen Gol Hydropower Project.

The total generation capacity of the project is 108MW with three generating units – each of them having a capacity of 36MW.

The project has been constructed on Golen Gol – a tributary of River Mastuj – near Chitral.