Wind power target in Pakistan to be achieved by 2030

According to the government policy for Development of Renewable Energy for Power Generation, there would a guarantee for electricity purchase and protection against political risk.

Alongside attractive tariff, indexed to inflation and exchange rate variation especially rupee/dollar, euro/dollar parity would also be allowed.

Carbon credits would be available while there would also be exemption on income tax/withholding tax and sales tax.

An official at Alternate Development Energy Board (AEDB) informed that the wind projects which are in advanced stages of implementation would produce 556 MW.

According to Ministry of Water and Power’s Alternate Energy Board, the wind map developed by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), USA in collaboration with USAID, has indicated a potential of 346,000 MW in Pakistan.

The Gharo-Keti Bandar wind corridor spreading 60 km along the coastline of Sindh and more than 170 km deep towards the land along has a potential of approximately, 50,000 MW.