Wind energy in Pakistan: Wind farm projects in Sindh

Senior Member Board of Revenue, Shahzar Shamoon, and Secretary Investment Sind, Younas Dagha, were also present besides other officials.Syed Naveed Qamar said that the preference would be given to the projects which opted for fast track operation, a survey team of District Revenue officers and AEDB surveyors has jointly identified land in Thatta and Jamshoro areas for the first instance, the availability report, thereof was sent to the Ministry of Water and Power.

The Minister was also apprised that seven wind turbines projects with total capacity of 690 MW have been cleared by the committee concerned, whose sponsors had undertaken with AEDB to proceed on fast track basis, as well as six more wind power projects having the capacity of 632 MW were also cleared accordingly.

The statement said that the next meeting would be held on January 6 in which the future line of action would be determined. The Minister expressing satisfaction over the progress and noted that employment opportunities would be generated..