• Vision:
    Uphold Three Gorges Spirit, Create Overseas Classics
  • Mission:
    Build Overseas Quality Project, Foster Grand Image
    for Pak-China Energy Cooperation


Salient Features

Project Information:


The 720MW Karot Hydropower Project is designed exclusively for power generation under Build Own Operate Transfer (BOOT) basis with a concession period of 30 years. It has an asphalt core rock-fill dam of 95.5 m height, a separate spillway, intake structure, 3 diversion tunnels, 4 power tunnels and a surface power house containing 4 x 180 MW Francis turbines with warranted output of 116.1MW, average annual electricity output of 3,206 million kW·h, and annual utilization hours of 4,452h.


Hydrological Data:

 The dam site controls the drainage area of 26,700km2; having long term average runoff of 819m3/s and long term average annual runoff of 25.83 billion m3. The project is a single power generation task hydropower complex, with reservoir’s Full Water Level (FWL) of 461m, reservoir storage at FWL of 152 million m3.


Construction Time Line: The EPC Contract’s construction period is 5 years plus Defects Notification Period of 2 years for civil works and 3 years for E & M Works. Trial run and commercial operation is planned at the end of 5th year.


EPC Contractors: The Civil Works and E & M Works are two separate Contracts with Civil Works Contractor bearing the responsibility to coordinate with the E & M Contractor for timely delivery of the project. Following are the EPC Contracts:

            1. Engineering and Construction Contract: Three Gorges Economy Development Company (TGDC)

            2. Equipment Supply Contract: China Machinery & Electric Company (CMEC).

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