Problems And Prospects Of Hydroelectric Power

Problems And Prospects Of Hydroelectric Power

Pakistan has installed capacity of 6,902 megawatts of hydroelectric power, which meets one-third of the country’s electricity needs.

However, there is a potential of more than 50,000MW. Hydroelectric power development has suffered due to prolonged Kalabagh Dam controversy on which national consensus could not be developed.

Sindh feared that Punjab would divert water depriving it of its share and that it required extra water to flow down Kotri to push the encroachment of sea into their land. Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) feared that Nowshera would be inundated. Read More…


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