On June 29, the Three Gorges Group was informed that since the Kalot Hydropower Station in Pakistan has been in safe operation for one year, it has generated 3.64 billion kilowatt hours of electricity, which is equivalent to saving about 1.59 million tons of standard coal and reducing about 3.98 million tons of carbon dioxide.
The Kalot Hydropower Station is the first large-scale hydropower investment project of the Belt and Road and the first hydropower investment project of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, developed, constructed and operated by Three Gorges Group. With a total installed capacity of 720,000 kilowatts, the power station can meet the electricity needs of more than 5 million people in the region.
Since the power station was fully put into operation, Three Gorges Group has continued to improve the safety production management system, compiled and strictly implemented more than 100 systems, protocols and operating instructions to ensure the safe and smooth operation of the power station, achieving targets such as zero accidents and zero losses in power production. At the same time, the project focuses on transferring technology and experience, driving Pakistani staff to grow together, and actively fulfilling its social responsibility by building hospitals, schools and other livelihood facilities for the benefit of local people.
At the moment, the heat is intense and the demand for electricity in Pakistan is huge. The four units of Kalot Hydropower Station are running at full capacity, continuously delivering clean energy to help the sustainable development of the local society and economy, and injecting green energy into the high-quality development of “One Belt, One Road”.