Energy Dept proposes 14 new projects for ADP 2019-20, decides to raise KP own PT&DC for speedy transmission of electricity

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PESHAWAR, Jun 13 (APP):The Khyber Pakthunkhwa Energy Department has proposed 14 new projects for Annual Development Program 2019-20 with main focus on construction of new hydropower projects, new institutes and setting up of the province own Provincial Transmission and Dispatch Company (PT&DC) for transmission of electricity generated from newly construction units to the national grid on fast track basis.

The new projects proposed for budget 2019-20 includes construction of 496MW Spat-Gah hydropower project (HPP) in Kohistan under Public Private Partnership (PPP) and 188MW Naran HPP at Manshera costing Rs70 billion and 157MW Maidan HPP in Swat costing Rs65billion under PPP and Independent Power Producers (IPP), officials in KP Energy Department told APP on Thursday