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Financial Close of 720MW Karot Hydro Power Project

The 720MW Karot hydropower project has successfully achieved  financial close one of the biggest milestone on 22nd February 2017.While ceremony of Financial close was held in local hotel in Islamabad ,Pakistan on 8th March ,2017.

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Mobilization ceremony of construction of Karot Hydro power Plant

Mobilization ceremony of construction of Karot Hydropower Plant was held at the bank of Jhelum River on January 10, 2016, marking the beginning of the Karot Hydropower Plant’s structural construction. President of Three Gorges Corporation Lu Chun met with the staff members of Karot Hydropower Plant project and inaugurated the ceremony. The 1.65-billion-dollar Karot hydropower plant is the first investment project of the Silk Road Fund, an investment fund to finance China-proposed "Belt and Road" initiatives. The Karot hydropower project is being developed by the China Three Gorges Corporation. The project will provide 3.174 billion Kilowatt hour of clean energy and over 2000 jobs for Pakistan. The plant is expected to be put into operation in 2020 and to be transferred to Pakistan government after 30 years of operation.

 

10-01-2016

Chief Secretary (AJ&K) Visited Karot Hydropower Project

A delegation headed by the Mian Waaheed ud Din, the Chief Secretary (AJ&K) visited the Karot project on 11 July 2018. The Chief Secretary visited the Main camp and project site as well. Mr. Lu Dongsheng the Chief Executive Officer KPCL welcome the honorable guests and KPCL team gave the presentation about project progress and CSR activities for the social uplift of local community. The Chief Secretary appreciated the project progress and KPCL efforts towards the social uplift of the local community through the implementation of Community Investment Plan. Further, he said that KPCL may consult and involve the district administration as well as community to the select of activities for implementation under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). He also urged to maintain international safety standards. Mr. Lu Dongsheng,the CEO KPCL assured the honorable chief secretary that KPCL is committed to fulfill the obligations towards the social uplift of the local community and to maintain safety standards. Mr. Fayyaz Ali Abbasi, SMBR (AJ&K), Syed Naveed Zafar Gillani, DG PPC (AJ&K), Mr. Muhammad Tayyab, Commissioner Mir Pur Division, Mr. abdul Hameed Kaini, DC Kotli and Raja Tariq Mehmood Khan, AC Sehnsa were also accompanying the Visit.

Celebration of Spring Festival (Chinese New Year 2018)

Chinese New Year also known as the Spring Festival is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar. This year, district administration Rawalpindi (Punjab) decided to celebrate the Spring Festival with Chinese Management and Staff at Karot Power Project (Pvt) Limited. A delegation headed by Mr. Talat Mehmood Gondal,  Deputy Commissioner Rawalpindi visited the Karot project on 15 February 2018. Mr. Israr Ahmed Khan Abbsi, Capital Police Officer Rawalpindi and Mr. Ansar Abbas, Assistant Commissioner Tehsil Kahuta and other officers were also accompanied the delegation. The Deputy Commissioner and CPO presented the flowers to Mr. Lu Dongsheng, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Karot Power Company (Pvt) Limited. The delegation also distributed sweet among the Chinese staff. They expressed that we as Pakistani very much thankful to Chinese government and Chinese working in Pakistan as partner in the development of Pakistan. They assured their full cooperation with Chinese Management and security of Chinese staff at Karot Project. They also visited the Karot construction camp and met Chinese staff to wish the Spring Festival. Mr. Lu Dongsheng thanked the DC Rawalpindi and delegation members for the gesture of best wishes.

15-02-2018

Notice for Contractor for Construction of Rest House at Beor - 720MW HPP

Karot Power Company (Pvt.) Limited (KPCL). is in the process of implementation of Community Investment Plan (CIP) in project area for the social uplift of the community in and around the Karot Project. We need the qualified contractor for construction of one (1) rest house at Beor village Tehsil Kahuta District Rawalpindi.

Eligibility of Qualification Requirements

1. Must be registered with Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) valid up to 2018

2. Detailed list of similar works completed during the last five (05) years.

3. List of staff with the firm / company.

Scope of work for Contractor

Tentative scope of work is as under;

Construction of one (1) rest house as per given scope
Construction of  Boundary wall around the rest house
Development of Water supply system with water source
Development of power supply system
Development of surface drainage system and under- ground drainage system
Landscaping and beautification of lawns with grass and plants

The interested qualified contractor can submit their company profile at the following address by TCS. The last date for submission is 10 August 2018. KPCL will consider inviting those contractors who submit their company profile for participation in the bidding process.

 

Environment Social & Safety Department

Karot Power Company (Pvt.) Limited

Office at Main Camp (Mehfooz Camp) Karot, tehsil Kahuta, district Rawalpindi.

 

Note: Please feel free to contact for any query or clarification

 

1. Mr. Abdul Hafeez (0316 4889897)

    Email: abdul_hafeez@ctgsail.com

 

2. Mr. Liang Tuo (0346 8591332)

    Email: liang_tuo@ctgsail.com

Note: This notice is neither an agreement nor an offer by the KPCL to the prospective contractors or any other person. The purpose of this notice is to provide information to the interested parties that may be useful to them in the submission of their company profile to this notice.

12-07-2018

Rehabilitation and improvement of basic health unit (BHU) at Hollar (AJ&K)

Under CIP  rehabilitated facility of   BHU in Hollar village was  handed over to the Health Department of AJK. Handing over ceremony was held on 26 June 2018 at KPCL office which was attended by the District Health Officer Kotali.  Rehabilitation  and improvement work started in March and completed on 31 May 2018. 

26-06-2018

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY CELEBRATION AT KAROT HYDROPOWER PROJECT 5TH JUNE 2018

Environment Day is celebrated across the globe on 5th June of every year and is the United Nation's principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of our environment. WED has grown to become a global platform for public outreach, with participation from over 143 countries annually. Each year, WED has a new theme that major corporations, NGOs, communities, governments and celebrities worldwide adopt to advocate environmental causes.

The theme for 2018 is "Beat Plastic Pollution". The host nation is India. The theme for the World Environment Day 2018, "Beat Plastic Pollution". By choosing this Theme, it is aimed that people may strive to changes in their everyday lives to reduce the heavy burden of plastic pollution. People should be free from the over-reliance on single-use or disposables, as they have severe environmental consequences. We should liberate our natural places, our wildlife - and our own health from plastics.

Karot Power Company Pvt Ltd is committed towards environmental protection and conservation to its project area. Therefore, World Environment Day was celebrated at 720MW Karot Hydropower Project site with cooperation of its Employer Engineer (SSS JV) and EPC Contractor (TGDC) on Tuesday, 5th June 2018.

Different departments of KPCL, SSS JV and TGDC participated in the celebrations of World Environment Day. The activities included a detailed informative presentation on the background, introduction, purpose, statistics, causes, impacts and remedial actions for beating the plastic pollution. After that an Awareness Raising Walk on “Beat the Plastic Pollution” was conducted in the Main Construction Camp of Karot Hydropower Project. Banners and informative stickers were used to advocate the cause.

05-06-2018

Consultant for Community Investment Plan- 720MW HPP

Consultant for Community Investment Plan- 720MW HPP

KPCL is in the process of implementation of Community Investment Plan (CIP) in project area for the social uplift of the community in and around the Karot Project. We need the qualified consultant firm for our assistance in CIP implementation. The CIP includes the following areas;
1. Improvement in Education Facilities
2. Improvement in Health Facilities
3. Improvement in Recreational Facilities
4. Improvement in Drinking Water Facilities
5. Improvement in Infrastructure 
Eligibility of Qualification Requirements
1. Must be registered with Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) valid up to 2018 
2. Detailed list of similar works completed during the last five (05) years.
3. List of staff with the firm / company. 
Scope of work for Consultants
Tentative scope of work is as under;
• Project Evaluation
• Preparation of RFPs for projects (If required)
• Detailed drawings of the project(If required)
• Engineering review and approval of detailed design(If required)
• Project management(Construction inspection, Constructionschedule/progress, quality control ,contract ,performance, reliability and acceptance)
• Review of the contractor’s requests or application for payment
• Upon completion of the work, evaluating whether the contractor has met the requirements of the construction contract and whether the owner has received value for the payments made to, or to be made to, the contractor 
• Documentation for handing over the projects after the completion of work.
The interested qualified consultants firms can submit their company profile at the following address. The last date for submission is 30 June 2018.
Environment Social & Safety Department
Karot Power Company (Pvt.) Limited
Office at Main Camp (Mehfooz Camp) Karot, tehsil Kahuta, district Rawalpindi.
 

Note: Please feel free to contact for any query or clarification 
1. Mr. Abdul Hafeez (0316 4889897)
    Email: abdul_hafeez@ctgsail.com
2. Mr. Liang Tuo (0346 8591332)
    Email: liang_tuo@ctgsail.com
 

22-05-2018

Inauguration Ceremony of Government Boys Primary School Kannad

The inauguration ceremony of the new building of government boys’ primary school Kannadvillage adjacent to the Karot projectheld on 18 April 2018.The ceremony arranged by the Karot Power Company. The construction of school was the first project of community investment plan under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The ceremony was presided by the Mehar Ansar Hayat, the Assistant Commissioner Tehsil Kahuta. Mr. Akram Zia the District Education Officer (DEO) Education Authority district Rawalpindi was the chief guest. He thanked the KPCL for his cooperation in the construction of new school building at Kannad and ensured the local community that department will work for the up gradation of the school. Mr. Lu Dongsheng the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Karot Power Company welcomed the participants andexpressed his views. Mr. Lu said that KPCL realize that education is most important for the development of the nations, so improvement in educational facilities is our first priority. Further, he said that KPCL will also construct one new school building at Kahuta city and one rest house at Beor to improve the educational facilities and infrastructure in the area. Further he said that Karot Project will bring opportunities and prosperity for the people of the area. Numbers of officers from education department, KPCL including Team Leader Mr. Yan Xiande and community members participated in the ceremony.
It is pertinent to mention that KPCL complete this school building in short time, keeping in view the difficulties of students and teachers at temporary school building. After the ceremony the KPCL and Education Authority signed the Handing/Taking over certificates. The representatives of Education Department presented a shield of thanks to CEO KPCL to acknowledge the efforts made by the company under Corporate Social Responsibility. The Deputy CEO – KPCL also presented the shields to officers of Education and Local Administration to acknowledge their support and services in the completion of first project under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The Chinese staff of KPCL distributed school bags and small gifts among the students to show good gesture towards the local community

View of old school building at Kannad          View of old school building at Kannad 

 

18-04-2018

Rehabilitation and Improvement of Basic Health unit (BHU) at Hollar

The rehabilitation work and improvement at BHU in Hollar (AJ&K) is in progress. The rehabilitation work is almost completed and some land scaping was in progress. The BHU will be handed over to health department, district Kotli in May 2018. The BHU will be equipped with delivery facilities, Ultra Sound machine, X-Ray machine, and Ambulance. The residential block will also be rehabilitated and furnished to provide better facilities to Medical Officer posted at BHU.

09-05-2017

Prime Minister’s Visit to 720 MW Karot Hydropower Project

Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi visited Karot Hydropower Project on Friday May 4th accompanied by Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb.
PM visited the construction sites and reviewed the progress of work on project. Mr. Lu Dongsheng-CEO of Karot Power Company (Pvt) Ltd briefed Prime Minister about the construction plan and that the project will achieve COD in 2021. This project has created job opportunities for more than 2000 local people.
PM Abbasi showed satisfaction with the progress on the project and stated that it is our top priority to meet the energy needs of country. He appreciated the efforts of China Three Gorges and Chinese Government for building Karot Hydropower project and emphasized the importance of Karot Hydropower project for Pakistan. PM Abbasi also said that Government would extend all possible assistance to Karot Power Company (Pvt) Ltd for successful execution of the project and help deal with any kind of issues being faced.

 

04-05-2018

Karot Project Site Reconnaissance Visit

Pakistan Karot Power Company Private Limited organized a field reconnaissance visit of Karot project site for the respected project bidding firms,the Australian feasibility study and design firm SMEC was also present on this field visit.

Karot HPP EPC Pre-Tender Meeting in Islamabad

A pretender meeting for EPC bidding of Karot HPP was held at Islamabad on October 29th, 2014.The Purpose of the meeting was to inform the potential bidders about the project and provide them with the opportunity to seek clarification of bidding documents to promote a clear understanding of the Employers expectations .

29-10-2015

KPCL engaged Mott MacDonald UK to upgrade the Environmental and Social baseline of Karot HPP

Mott MacDonald (Environmental and Social Team) visited Karot HPP site and held several meetings with IFC and KPCL Environment & Social Team to discuss the possibilities. KPCL engaged and invites Mott MacDonald UK for visit to Pakistan and carry out one day visit to the Karot HPP site plus conduct meetings to discuss possibilities of betterment in the environmental and social sector of this project.The meetings were attended by the IFC (International Fianance Corporation) Environmental and Social Team, KPCL Environmental and Social Team, Mott MacDonald, Changjiang Institute of Survey, Planning, Design and Research (CISPDR), Pakistan Engineering Services and Laraib Group professionals in which topics discussed were based upon environmental and social impact assessment, land acquisition, relocation, resettlement and rehabilitation. IFC Environmental and Social Team visited KPCL from 14 to 16 January 2015 to discuss environmental and social updates. During the successful meeting sessions Mott MacDonald UK, Pakistan Engineering Services, Changjiang Institute of Survey, Planning, Design and Research (CISPDR) and Laraib Group were also involved to interactively discuss and adopt the way forward.IFC Environmental and Social Team also met  Vice President China Three Gorges Corporation Mr. Wang Shaofeng to update him about the successful meeting sessions held here in Islamabad from 14 to 16 January 2015.

20-01-2015

Power Purchase Agreement signed for 720-MW Karot Hydropower project

The Power Purchase Agreement (PPA)  of 720 MW Karot Hydropower Project has been signed between Karot Power Company (Pvt) LTD, subsidiary of China Three Gorges Investment Corporation, and the Central Power Purchasing Agency (Guarantee) Limited, Pakistan (CPPA(G) for short) in Islamabad.Karot Power Company CEO, Sheng Zhendong signed the agreement on behalf of the Company while CEO CPPA(G) Abid Lotif executed it.Karot Hydropower Project is located on the Jhelum River with an installed capacity of 720 MW (4×180 MW) and average annual electricity output 3206GW·h. The project has been listed as one of the Prioritized Project of the $46 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and is expected to achieve commercial operations by 2020. Power Purchase Agreement, one of the Security Agreements of the Project, is the most important commercial agreement stating operation method, payment mechanism, rights and obligations of each party etc.,  The final execution of the agreement means a great meaningful step of Karot, being the first greenfield project of China Three Gorges Corporation and an IPP project with the biggest installed capacity so far in Pakistan.

09-05-2017

Government of Pakistan Implementation Agreement (GoP IA) signed for 720-MW Karot Hydropower project

The Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) and Karot Power Company on Thursday signed the Implementation agreement that will materialize $1.68 Billion of the project cost for development and operations of 720MW Karot Hydropower Project.The priority project of China Pakistan Economic Corridor is located at River Jhelum and the project is being developed by Karot Power Company Private Limited comprising of M/s Three Gorges South Asia Investment Limited (TGSAIL), a subsidiary of China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC), owner and operator of world’s biggest hydropower project that produces 22,500MW China Three Gorges Hydropower Project and Associated Technologies (Pvt) Ltd of Pakistan.720 MW Karot Hydropower Project is the first investment by China Three Gorges Corporation in Pakistan in renewable sector and the first hydropower funded and built by a Chinese company in Pakistan which will be another milestone in cooperation in clean energy between China and Pakistan. The Project is the 4th among the 5 Cascade Hydropower Power Projects to be developed along Jhelum River with an installed capacity of 720MW, which will churn out an average annual electricity output of  3206 GW•h.The Execution of Implementation Agreement holds paramount importance and is an important milestone in the Project Development deeming the Government of Pakistan has guaranteed the payment obligations of Power Purchaser, Government of Pakistan and Government of AJ&K under the Concession Documents. This milestone is also a significant achievement for China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) as it would pave the way for future investments in the Energy Sector of Pakistan and will help reinforce sustainable commercial partnership between our countries for years to come.Total costs for the project is  estimated to be $1.68  billion and will be funded by China's Silk Road Fund,IFC, The Export-Import Bank of China and China Development Bank which will provide financing to the Karot Power Company(Pvt.) Limited. This mammoth project will be built on a "Build-Own-Operate-Transfer" basis for 30 years, after which ownership of the project will be transferred over to the Government of Punjab, PakistanThe Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) and Karot Power Company on Thursday signed the Implementation agreement that will materialize $1.68 Billion of the project cost for development and operations of 720MW Karot Hydropower Project.The priority project of China Pakistan Economic Corridor is located at River Jhelum and the project is being developed by Karot Power Company Private Limited comprising of M/s Three Gorges South Asia Investment Limited (TGSAIL), a subsidiary of China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC), owner and operator of world’s biggest hydropower project that produces 22,500MW China Three Gorges Hydropower Project and Associated Technologies (Pvt) Ltd of Pakistan.720 MW Karot Hydropower Project is the first investment by China Three Gorges Corporation in Pakistan in renewable sector and the first hydropower funded and built by a Chinese company in Pakistan which will be another milestone in cooperation in clean energy between China and Pakistan. The Project is the 4th among the 5 Cascade Hydropower Power Projects to be developed along Jhelum River with an installed capacity of 720MW, which will churn out an average annual electricity output of  3206 GW•h.The Execution of Implementation Agreement holds paramount importance and is an important milestone in the Project Development deeming the Government of Pakistan has guaranteed the payment obligations of Power Purchaser, Government of Pakistan and Government of AJ&K under the Concession Documents. This milestone is also a significant achievement for China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) as it would pave the way for future investments in the Energy Sector of Pakistan and will help reinforce sustainable commercial partnership between our countries for years to come.Total costs for the project is  estimated to be $1.68  billion and will be funded by China's Silk Road Fund,IFC, The Export-Import Bank of China and China Development Bank which will provide financing to the Karot Power Company(Pvt.) Limited. This mammoth project will be built on a "Build-Own-Operate-Transfer" basis for 30 years, after which ownership of the project will be transferred over to the Government of Punjab, Pakistan.///

05-03-2017

GOAJ&K Implementation Agreement, GOAJ&K Water Use Agreement and GOAJ&K land Lease Agreement signed for 720 MW Karot Hydropower project.

GOAJ&K Implementation Agreement , GOAJ&K Water Use Agreement and GOAJ&K  Land Lease Agreement has been signed that will materialize $1.68 Billion of the project cost for the 720 MW Karot Hydropower project in Pakistan.The agreement has been signed on behalf of the Government of AJ&K by the Private Power Cell  and Chief Executive of Karot Power Company (Pvt.) Limited.The Karot Hydropower Project is an under construction run-of-river Asphalt Concrete-core Rock fill (ACCR) dam with an installed capacity of 720 MW that is being developed as part of the $46 billion China–Pakistan Economic Corridor, and is expected to be completed in 2020.Total costs for the project is  estimated to be $1.68  billion and will be funded by China's Silk Road Fund, The Export-Import Bank of China and China Development Bank which will provide financing to the Karot Power Company(Pvt.) Limited , a subsidiary of China's Three Gorges Corporation. This mammoth project will be built on a "Build-Own-Operate-Transfer" basis for 30 years, after which ownership of the project will be transferred over to the Government of Punjab, Pakistan.

Mott MacDonald’s First Technical, Environment and Social Visit as Lender’s Technical Advisor to Karot HPP

After the Financial Close has been achieved by KPCL, Mott MacDonald UK commenced their services as the Lender’s Technical Advisor (LTA). LTA’s Technical and Environmental & Social (E&S) Team visited the Karot HPP from 6th to 9th March 2017. During the visit, LTA team held several meetings with KPCL, Employer’s Engineer and EPC Contractor. The Team also visited the site to inspect latest site situation including documentation, Quality of works, HSE Conditions, implementation of IFC Approved Plans etc.  The E&S Team held several meetings with the local government officials as well as local community members to check the Social Impact of the Project on local community. The E&S Team also interviewed the Labor working on site to check the Working Conditions on site with regards to Health and Safety. The Technical Team Visited several Construction sites such as Diversion Tunnels and Construction of Roads to check the quality of works being carried out. Generally, the LTA Team was satisfied with the overall condition of site, but they made suggestions to make some improvements.

09-03-2017

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