Hydropower Issues in Pakistan

Kiran Azeem


Pakistan is challenging veritable energy crises paying little mind to the way that nature has favored Pakistan with tremendous energy potential. The power division in Pakistan is a blend of renewable and non-renewable energy sources, however among them hydro is the most valuable one that shows up a fundamental renewable hotspot for its achievability in sweeping scale energy creation. Hydropower is renewable, clean, and, as it, without carbon, and speaks to an adaptable pinnacle stack innovation and is overseen by two vertically fused open portion utilities that are Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority and K-Electric (Former KESC).This paper reviews the inter-connections between hydroelectricity and four factors i.e. environment, infrastructure, socio-culture and finance and the significance of these variables in conquering the deficiency of power (created through water). Different thought parts exist when building hydropower plants; whether the anxieties are worldwide or near to, each has been measured while examining this renewable energy source.

Keywords: Environment, Finance, Infrastructure, Socio-Culture

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