Pakistan - Tarbela Fourth Extension Hydropower Project

March 20, 2012

IBRD Loan: $400 million

Terms: Maturity = 21 years: Grace = 6 years

IDA Credit: $440 million

Terms: Maturity = 25 years: Grace = 5 years

Project ID: P115893


Project Description: The availability of electricity is of crucial importance for the economic growth and development of Pakistan. Widespread load shedding is disrupting the lives of ordinary Pakistanis and the economic impact of energy shortages is estimated at upward of 2 percent of GDP. By developing its vast hydropower potential - of which only 15% has been developed - Pakistan can significantly reverse the situation.   


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