|Mott MacDonald designs hydropower dam extension in Pakistan|
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|Miércoles 06 de Octubre de 2010 00:00|
Mott MacDonald, in a joint venture with Coyne et Bellier of France, will be design engineers for the 4th extension project at Tarbela Dam adding 960 MW of hydropower to the Pakistani power system.
The contract was awarded by the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) of Pakistan.
The 148 metre high, 3000 metre long hydropower dam has two gated spillways with a combined discharge capacity of approximately 42,000 cumecs (m3/s) and five tunnels that provide irrigation releases and power generation.