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Pakistan - Fifth Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Power Project (English)

The Fifth WAPDA Power Project will assist the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) in the expansion of the extra high voltage power transmission network, thereby permitting the optimal operation of interconnected generation facilities and contributing to reduced transmission losses. The project consists of: (a) the installation of 1,100 km of 500-kV transmission line, (b) the installation of two new 500-kV substations and the extension and reinforcement of four existing 500-kV substations, and (c) consulting services for (i) implementing a system for the collection, storage and retrieval of data on power, (ii) a load research and demand management study, and (iii) a feasibility study and detailed engineering for a power generation complex based on imported coal. The project consists of normal electric utility work entailing no unusual risks and no particular difficulty is foreseen in its execution.


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    Pakistan - Fifth Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Power Project

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Pakistan - Fifth Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Power Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.