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Neelum Jhelum's 2nd Unit Starts Generation On Trial Basis

Neelum Jhelum's 2nd unit starts generation on trial basis

After the completion of its mechanical-run tests, Unit No. 2 of the AJK-based NeelumJhelum Hydropower Project has also been successfully synchronized on Wednesday with the National Grid

MIRPUR (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 30th May, 2018 ) ,:After the completion of its mechanical-run tests, Unit No. 2 of the AJK-based NeelumJhelum Hydropower Project has also been successfully synchronized on Wednesday with the National Grid.

Media wing of WAPDA said in an official statement on Wednesday that the unit has generated up to185 MW electricity on trial basis.

The unit will gradually attain its maximum generation capacity i.e. 242.25 MW in due course of time. The Unit No.

2 will also undergo reliability test and reliability period in accordance with the contractual obligations.

It is worth mentioning here that Unit No. 3, currently in its 30-day reliability period since May 18,has also been contributing 242.25 MW power to its full capacity to the National Grid.

Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project located in Muzaffarabad district of AJK, has so far injected about 90 million units of electricity to the system, equals to a revenue of Rs. 1 Billion.

The 969 MW-Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project has four generating units, each of them having a generation capacity of 242.25 MW.

Overall completion of the project is scheduled by July this year.

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