Three wind power projects to be completed by June 2014 in Pakistan

Around 3 wind power projects of 150 MW capacities in total are under construction and will be completed by June 2014. Besides,13 wind power projects having a cumulative capacity of 680 MW are at advance stages, ready to achieve financial closing in 2014. In total, 33 wind power projects are in different stages of development,while 2 wind power projects of 49.5 MW and 56.4 MW capacities respectively are operational.

Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) is pursuing and facilitating the development of Alternative & Renewable Energy (ARE) based power projects through the private sector under Renewable
Energy (RE) Policy 2006, official sources told APP, here today.
Official said the RE power projects based on wind and solar energy are being developed by private sector on IPP mode.
Besides Wind,around 22 solar power projects having a cumulative capacity of 772.99 MW are under different stages of development and will achieve commercial operation by 2015-16, subject to availability
of Grid by National Transmission And Despatch Company (NTDC) and announcement of tariff by NEPRA.