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Name of the Project: Construction of Gorkin-Matiltan HPP
Capacity of the Project (in MW): 84 MW
Location of the Project: Gorkin (Powerhouse site), Matiltan,
Brief Description of the Project: The Gorkin-Matiltan HPP was identified as a result of the power development study of Swat Valley during 1988. The feasibility study was carried out by a consortium of consultancy firms headed by Sir William Halcrows Ltd. Gorkin-Matiltan HPP will have a capacity of 84-MW and would produce 346 GWH of energy annually. The Powerhouse and the Weir sites are located 8KM & 15Km upstream of Kalam respectively. The project comprises a concrete weir across the Ushu River, tunnel, penstock, switchyard, 40KM 132 KV Transmission line Power station with Francis turbines etc. The scheme when completed will produce 346GWhr of energy annually which will be injected into the National Grid at Madyan through 132KV Double circuit Transmission line.
power project on its completion will produce clean energy
· The project will assist to meet the industrial and agriculture sector's power demand for economic development.
· Job opportunities will be created during construction and operation stages
· There will be multiple effects on the socio-economic development of the region, communication, infrastructures and other opportunities would open up upon completion of project.
· A ten bed hospital and a dispensary will be constructed for the benefit of the employees and local population.