About Dasu Hydropower Project
Dasu Hydropower Project is a run of river project on the Indus River located 7 km upstream of Dasu Town, District Kohistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The site is 74 km downstream of proposed Diamer Basha Dam site and 345 km from Islamabad. Project will generate 5400 MW (15 Units @ 360 MW each) hydroelectric power with annual energy of 26700 GWh and will be developed in two (02) Stages (Stage-I&II). Stage-I will generate 2160 MW (06 Units @ 36 MW each) with annual energy of 12,222 GWh. Stage-I will be completed in five (05) years. The project is being financed by the World Bank.
Dasu Hydropower Project is one of the priority projects under the Power Policy 2013 and the Vision 2025 of Government of Pakistan.