December 7, 2022



Delay in fault diagnosis keeps 969MW power plant shut

The 969MW Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project is probably not going to become functional soon as the specialized shortcoming that constrained its conclusion a couple of days prior is yet to be discovered by the neighborhood specialists.

To that end Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday held a gathering on the issue and requested to have it reviewed by global establishments to figure out the purpose for the specialized shortcoming. From that point onward, prompt measures would be taken to reestablish the tasks of the plant.

The Neelum-Jhelum power plant has experienced an issue following a blockage of water in the passage area of 3.5 kilometers that prompted the shut down of the plant, taking out 950 MW of power from the public network in the midst of drawn out power outages.Sources said PM Shehbaz was educated in a primer report that the Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) had no information on size levels of misfortune as of now.

The head was educated that they were siphoning water into the passage to eliminate the blockage.

The sources added that there was a water blockage in the passage area of 3.5 kilometers however Wapda specialists knew the specific area and greatness of the misfortune.

The passage is utilized to siphon water from the Neelum-Jhelum River to the power plant to create power. The water is again siphoned into the passage back to the stream.

As of now, there is no shortcoming in the water burrow that is accustomed to carry water from the stream to the power plant. Indeed, even the power plant has no shortcoming.

In any case, a water burrow that redirects water from the power plant to the stream has experienced a blockage.

The sources said Wapda had likewise drawn in experts to determine the issue. In any case, there is no cutoff time to determine the issue up until this point, the water assets division authorities said.

During the gathering, the chief took serious notification of the shortcoming in the power plant and coordinated to track down a quick answer for resolve the issue.

The members of the gathering were educated that the nation had been denied of less expensive 969 MW hydropower in the mid year season when extra power was expected to conquer the drawn out blackouts.

The Neelum-Jhelum Hydro Power Project was closed down a couple of days back due to the conclusion of passage denied the country of 950 MW of power.

The hydropower station has been shut in the midst of severe security. The conclusion of the power plant had been passed on to all divisions worried through the water assets service, Wapda had said.

With the conclusion of the power station, the country’s power setback has reached 7,324 MW.

The term of countrywide blackouts was as long as 16 hours, and it was much longer in regions where the misfortunes are exceptionally high.

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