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Pakistan: Bridging the energy gap with wind power

A yawning gap in the supply and demand for electricity has led Pakistan to set an ambitious goal: to generate 30% of its power from modern renewable sources by 2030. Zephyr Power, an Independent Power Producer, embarked on that journey and entrusted its first 50-MW wind project at Gharo to Siemens Gamesa. This debut has … Continue reading Pakistan: Bridging the energy gap with wind power

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Wind power in Pakistan, Siemens Gamesa supplies wind turbines to eight wind farms

The company has closed orders for a total of 260 MW of wind energy in the last quarter of the fiscal year (June-September), in addition to the 150 MW signed since the year began.In total, 205 wind turbines will be installed on the Siemens Gamesa 2.X platform.In this way, the company becomes one of the … Continue reading Wind power in Pakistan, Siemens Gamesa supplies wind turbines to eight wind farms

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Sindh province in Pakistan is rich in wind energy reserves

Ruichen Hong, a scholar of Green BRI Centre, has said that Dawood Wind Power Station not only can improve energy situation in Pakistan, but also brings benefits to the Pakistani society. Hong, in an interview, said many countries of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) were among the world’s major energy producing and consuming countries. … Continue reading Sindh province in Pakistan is rich in wind energy reserves

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Pakistan signs PPA agreement with 13 IPPs functioning on wind power

The government sources said that the agreement will lay the basis for buying electricity from power producers in the future and also fix tariff issues. The government signed a new deal with Independent Power Producers (IPPs) on Friday in a bid to bring down the cost of electricity generation and reduce the circular debt. The … Continue reading Pakistan signs PPA agreement with 13 IPPs functioning on wind power

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Capacity charges, neglecting renewables intensifying Pakistan’s financial burden

Massive build-up of coal power projects in Thar and ignoring renewable energy both at policy and operational level have been intensifying Pakistan’s financial burden amidst the economic downturn induced by COVID-19, reveal two studies launched on Friday. High capacity payments to thermal and coal power generators coupled with surplus installed generation capacity have been adding … Continue reading Capacity charges, neglecting renewables intensifying Pakistan’s financial burden

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Pakistan signs deal with Chinese wind turbine producer to expand wind energy

A major developer of wind energy in Pakistan, ACT Wind (Pvt) Limited, has signed a contract with Xinjiang Goldwind Science Technology Co., Ltd. to acquire 50MW suite of wind turbine for the Phase II ACT project. The suite is comprised of 20 turbines with each having a capacity of 2.5MW. It’s the second time the … Continue reading Pakistan signs deal with Chinese wind turbine producer to expand wind energy

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Wind energy in Pakistan, Goldwind’s wind turbines for wind farms

Recently, Goldwind has received a new wind turbine supply contract for 20 units of GW 121-2.5MW high temperature model wind turbines for ACTII project. The project is located at Jhimpir of Sindh Province in Pakistan, where is well known as “wind corridor” with around 1GW installed wind capacity. This is the second time cooperation between … Continue reading Wind energy in Pakistan, Goldwind’s wind turbines for wind farms

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Wind turbines manufacturer Vestas studies its implementation in Pakistan

Sources confirmed about the location of the factory that it will be somewhere in Karachi, where majority of wind power projects are located. Denmark-based world’s leading manufacturer of wind turbines, Vestas has expressed deep interest in establishing wind turbines factory in Pakistan and has in this regard started ground work for exploring the feasibilities. Pakistan … Continue reading Wind turbines manufacturer Vestas studies its implementation in Pakistan

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AEDB approves 11 wind power projects in Pakistan

The Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) accorded approval for issuance of letters of support (LOS) for 11 wind power projects having combine power generation capacity 558 MW. The AEDB meeting that held here on Wednesday with Federal Minister for Power Omar Ayub Khan in the chair took this decision. The Board took up agenda item … Continue reading AEDB approves 11 wind power projects in Pakistan

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Pakistan Achieving 30% plus 30% Renewable Energy by 2030

The World Wind Energy Association and Global100RE welcome the presence of more than 400 international and domestic participants who attended this Conference from across the spectrum of renewable energy technologies.  We acknowledge and applaud with gratitude the opening address of the President of Pakistan, the Hon. Dr. Arif Alvi, in which he expressed his commitment … Continue reading Pakistan Achieving 30% plus 30% Renewable Energy by 2030

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WWEA leads multi-stakeholder consultation on new Renewable Energy Policy in Pakistan

More than 130 senior government representatives and renewable energy professionals actively involved in the RE sector participated in the Provincial Renewable Energy Workshops organized by the World Wind Energy Association with support from GIZ and the Alternatives Energy Development Board of Pakistan (AEDB).  The workshops held from the 5th till the 18th of July in Karachi, Lahore, … Continue reading WWEA leads multi-stakeholder consultation on new Renewable Energy Policy in Pakistan

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Pakistan to Set 30% plus 30% Renewable Energy Target by 2030

The new government in Pakistan plans to increase the share of renewable energy in total power generation to 30% by 2030, referring to power from wind energy, solar power, small hydro and biomass. In addition, there is a target of 30% large scale hydropower (more than 50 MW). Currently, the share of renewable energy stands … Continue reading Pakistan to Set 30% plus 30% Renewable Energy Target by 2030

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Karachi to host three-day 17th World Wind Energy Conference from 28 to 30 November 2018

Karachi is all set to host the 17th World Wind Energy Conference-2018 (WWEC) as the city is going to welcome most distinguished names from all over the world who promote the cause of consuming renewable energy resources for upkeep of the entire green planet and its people. The World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) will hold … Continue reading Karachi to host three-day 17th World Wind Energy Conference from 28 to 30 November 2018

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World Wind Energy conference from Nov 28

Karachi is all set to host the 17th World Wind Energy Conference-2018 (WWEC) as the city is going to welcome most distinguished names from all over the world who promote the cause of consuming renewable energy resources for upkeep of the entire green planet and its people. The World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) is going … Continue reading World Wind Energy conference from Nov 28

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Pakistan hosting Wold Wind Energy Conference(WWEC) 2018

Since its inception, Pakistan has played a dynamic role on the world stage and is now due to host the 7th World Wind Energy Conference (WWEC) on the 28th and 29th of November in Karachi. More than 20 countries including Germany, Eqypt, Japan and Canada are set to participate in the prestigious conference that was … Continue reading Pakistan hosting Wold Wind Energy Conference(WWEC) 2018

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World Wind Energy Conference To Be Held In Pakistan By November

The 7th World Wind Energy Conference (WWEC) and Exhibition will be held in Pakistan under the title “Re-energizing the developing World” from November 28-29 to bring together wind and renewable community from around the world to contribute in the wind power development for energy transition. According to an official source, WWEC2018 will be held in … Continue reading World Wind Energy Conference To Be Held In Pakistan By November

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Denmark offers financing for new wind energy projects in Pakistan

3rd International Wind Energy Summit that held in Karachi where Ambassador of Denmark interact with Pakistan Rolf Michael Hay Pereira Holmboe with the aim of 100 per cent electricity generation on the basis of renewable energy resources with the capacity of with zero percent interest rate for some projects by the year 2030 to reduce … Continue reading Denmark offers financing for new wind energy projects in Pakistan

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Pakistan needs to generate 30pc power on renewable energy in 5-7 years

Pakistan should set a target of generating at least 30 per cent of its electricity on the basis of renewable energy in the next five to seven years as this is the only way to tackle the power crisis that is expected to exacerbate amid depleting hydrocarbon resources and increasing fuel costs. Alternative Energy Development … Continue reading Pakistan needs to generate 30pc power on renewable energy in 5-7 years

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Naya Pakistan’s readiness for wind power, road to WWEC2018

Pakistan has become an attractive emerging wind market. With a sizable share of over 1200 MW, the market is moving from initial development towards maturity. The market is well on its way to install 400 MW of wind power during the current year which is a record in the country. Against that backdrop, Ernest & … Continue reading Naya Pakistan’s readiness for wind power, road to WWEC2018

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Pakistan’s new govt urged to switch to renewable energy

A paradigm shift is needed in favour of renewable energy and locally produced fuels for electricity generation in a bid to fix Pakistan’s energy woes, suggested Almas Hyder, a prominent industrialist. Talking to media at the maiden meeting of the Energy and Security Group, Hyder was of the view that renewable energy, particularly solar and … Continue reading Pakistan’s new govt urged to switch to renewable energy

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