Karot Hydropower Project,Pakistan
Investment Type : The project is being developed under the Power Policy 2002 on the basis of BOOT with an expected concession period of 30 years and construction period of 5 years.
Location : The project is located on the Jhelum River. The dam is sited at 1km upstream of the Karot Bridge in Punjab Province, 55km west of Islamabad.
Installed Capacity : 720MW (4×180MW) with an average annual electricity output of 3206 GWh.

The 720MW Karot Hydropower Project has been listed as one of the Prioritized Projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) along the Belt and Road Route. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated the Groundbreaking Ceremony in April, 2015. The project is planned to be completed in 2021.

President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated the Groundbreaking Ceremony through video link on April 20, 2015.

Layout of 720MW Karot Hydropower Project