Technical, Engineering And Management Consultants

Hotreri Hydropower Project, Review and Supervision of Feasibility Study (5.4MW).

Project Name:

Hotreri Hydropower Project, Review and Supervision of Feasibility Study (5.4MW).

Location Country/ Province/ Division:

District Muzaffarabad, AJK, Pakistan.


Ujala Hydel Power Company (Pvt) Limited, Islamabad, Pakistan

Implementation Start / Expected Completion:

December, 2004 to January, 2006

This is a run-of-river hydropower project located on the river Sehile Da Khata a right bank tributary of Jhelum River about 6 km from the town of Muzaffarabad, AJK, Pakistan. The preliminary studies of the project had previously been carried out by GTZ and HEPO-WAPDA. The Feasibility study was carried out by Pakistan Engineering Services under the supervision of Technical Engineering Services Pakistan who worked as Owner Engineer. The project envisages a diversion weir at Sehile Da Khatha and concrete lined power canal of 7 km length with 1.2 m3/s design discharge. The project is also equipped with gravel and sand trap. The power canal end into forebay which is equipped with side spill weir and penstock. A 1.3 km lengthy steel Penstock link the forebay and powerhouse. The powerhouse is open type and will house two number pelton wheel having capacity of 2.7 MW each. The project will be connected to National Grid at Muzaffarabad (132 KV) through 33KV Transmission line of 7 km length.