CPEC Karot hydropower project hoists its fourth rotor

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The Karot Hydropower Project, the first hydropower project under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), has achieved a major milestone towards the commercial operation date (COD) as it successfully hoisted its 4th and final rotor at the powerhouse.

The rotor is an important component used for the excitation function, which is essential to power generation. This step is another major milestone toward the COD of the first CPEC Hydro Power Project which is expected to be achieved in June 2022. Each unit can produce 180MW of Power and the total hydropower potential of Karot HPP is 720MW which is expected to achieve commercial operation by June 2022, ac

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