«TOTAL WEIGHT: 109,628.00 KGS TOTAL AREA: 156,220 CBM »
The transformer was produced by JST Transformateurs, manufacturer of electric transformers with more than 50 years experience, for the 9 and 10 units of Tarbela Power Station, located on the Indus River about 50 km northwest of the capital Islamabad. Owned and operated by Pakistan’s state-owned Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA), the Tarbela hydropower plant was originally brought into operation with 700MW capacity in 1977. It is installed with 14 power generating units and the water is fed from outlet tunnels one, two and three. Three powerhouses are completed, one is under construction, one more is planned for future.