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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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Sindh vows to resolve issues of wind energy

The consultative session was organised at a time when production from 20 operational wind power projects in Sindh has gone up to 1,037 megawatts, while by November 2018 another 200 MWs of clean energy would be added to the national grid through the completion of four more wind energy plants. Some 35 wind projects are … Continue reading Sindh vows to resolve issues of wind energy

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Combination of comprehensive provincial action and better national coordination is vital for renewable energy deployment in Pakistan

The World Wind Energy Association, with the support of Heinrich Böll Stiftung (hbs), Pakistan has conducted a study titled “Impact of 18th Constitutional Amendment on Governance of Renewable Energy in Pakistan.” The primary purpose is to analyse the impacts of devolution of power to the provinces on the governance of the renewable energy sector. It … Continue reading Combination of comprehensive provincial action and better national coordination is vital for renewable energy deployment in Pakistan

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Pakistan all set to produce over 1,000MW of clean energy through wind power alone

Pakistan is all set to produce over 1000MW of clean electricity through wind energy alone in the current year as this is going to be a major milestone achieved towards the ultimate goal of the country to secure self-reliance in the energy sector. This was stated by the Chief Executive Officer of Alternative Energy Development … Continue reading Pakistan all set to produce over 1,000MW of clean energy through wind power alone

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GE launches Hawa wind farm in Pakistan

GE Renewable Energy and Hawa Energy (Pvt.) Ltd have inaugurated the 50 MW wind farm, Hawa Power Project, in the Gharo-Keti Bandar Wind Corridor in Jhimpir, Sindh – a highly anticipated launch that seeks to further drive the growth of renewable energy in Pakistan. The project is installed with 29, 1.7-103 wind turbines, with implementation … Continue reading GE launches Hawa wind farm in Pakistan

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Wind power producers seek tariffs for 650MW projects in Pakistan

Wind power producers sought tariffs from the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) for their upcoming projects of 650 megawatts, an official document said. At least 13 wind power producers approached Nepra seeking feed-in tariffs for a cumulative 650MW of electricity generation projects to tap into the country’s growing renewable energy market. The proposed feed-in … Continue reading Wind power producers seek tariffs for 650MW projects in Pakistan

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Pakistan looks to wind energy

After Pakistan’s largest solar energy project failed to produce the desired results, the government is now looking to wind as a potential clean source of energy that could bridge the country’s power shortfall of around 7,000 megawatts during peak-demand in the summer months. The Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park in the Cholistan desert was launched in March … Continue reading Pakistan looks to wind energy

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GE and Sapphire collaborate to operate an emergency medical facility

GE Renewable Energy and Sapphire Wind Power Co Limited (SWPCL) recently joined forces for a first-of-its-kind initiative, installing an emergency medical center within the premises of 52.8 MW Sapphire Wind Farm, Jhimpir, a village in Thatta district. Jhimpir falls in the Gharo-Keti Bandar Wind Corridor, which has a potential to generate up to 50,000MW of … Continue reading GE and Sapphire collaborate to operate an emergency medical facility

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Siemens Gamesa debuts in Pakistan with 25 G114-2.0 MW wind turbines

Siemens Gamesa has achieved a new milestone in its Asian strategy with its maiden order in Pakistan. The company, in consortium with Sumec Hardware and Tools, has secured an order from the independent power producer Zephyr Power for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of a 50 MW wind farm in Gharo, in the district … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa debuts in Pakistan with 25 G114-2.0 MW wind turbines

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WWEA to Conduct Renewable Energy Dialogues Across Pakistan

The World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) and the Alternative Energy Development Board of Pakistan with the support of Heinrich B?ll Stiftung Pakistan (hbs) have been working together for the growth of renewable energy in Pakistan since 2013. The work has been primarily focused on wind energy ranging from research based advocacy and policy recommendations to … Continue reading WWEA to Conduct Renewable Energy Dialogues Across Pakistan

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GE to Install Advanced Wind Turbines for 150 MW Wind Power Project in Pakistan

GE recently signed an agreement with Tricon Boston Consulting Private Limited (TBCPL), a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) set up by Sapphire Textile Mills Limited, for the provision and installation of the largest 150 MW wind project in Jhimpir, Pakistan. Under this agreement, GE will provide 87 GE 1.7-103 wind turbines to the engineering, procurement and … Continue reading GE to Install Advanced Wind Turbines for 150 MW Wind Power Project in Pakistan

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Pakistan to produce 2,050 MW wind energy

Wind power generation capacity in Pakistan increasing rapidly as 13 projects with a cumulative installed capacity of around 650 MW have been installed and commissioned whereas 25 projects with cumulative capacity of around 1400 MW are in various stages of implementation. Pakistan is developing wind power plants in Jhimpir, Gharo, Keti Bandar and Bin Qasim … Continue reading Pakistan to produce 2,050 MW wind energy

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CPEC framework constructed wind energy project starts operation in Pakistan

The first harvest wind power project constructed under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework in Pakistan has started commercial operation. According to the Express Tribune, the 49.5 megawatt facility has been developed by Sachal Energy Development Private Limited and is spread over 680 acres in the Jhimpir Wind Corridor in the country’s Sindh province. This … Continue reading CPEC framework constructed wind energy project starts operation in Pakistan

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IFC to finance wind farm in Pakistan

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, will provide financing of $66 million and mobilising a further $172 million to help build Pakistan’s largest wind farm. This financing will help overcome the energy shortage and boost the development of renewable energy. According to an announcement made by IFC on Friday, … Continue reading IFC to finance wind farm in Pakistan

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Work on 5 wind energy projects of 349 MW in Pakistan

In Sindh, work on five wind energy projects of 349 megawatts are in final phase in Thatta district. It is expected that four projects of Jhampir power limited, Hawa energy, Hartford alternative energy limited and Three George Second wind farm Pakistan will be completed by early next year. Official of the alternative energy department told … Continue reading Work on 5 wind energy projects of 349 MW in Pakistan

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200 MW wind energy projects under CPEC to be completed this year in Pakistan

Three wind power projects under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) with installed capacity of 200 Mega Watt would start their commercial operation by mid of the current fiscal year. The sources in Planning ministry suggested that the 50 MW Hydro China Dawood wind Power project is expected to be completed by next month whereas UEP … Continue reading 200 MW wind energy projects under CPEC to be completed this year in Pakistan

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Work on 2,000 MW wind power projects underway in Pakistan

The work on fifty wind power projects is underway at Gharo-Keti Bandar and Hyderabad wind corridor in Sindh having capacity of producing 2000 megawatts of the electricity. Meanwhile, financial closing of 36 other such projects has almost been completed and these will be ready to be made operational by the end of next year. 2000 … Continue reading Work on 2,000 MW wind power projects underway in Pakistan

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Fostering Wind Power Deployment in Pakistan

End of December, the World Wind Energy Association, in partnership with Heinrich Böll Stiftung Pakistan, launched the policy paper “Accelerating Wind Power Deployment in Pakistan: Capacity Building and Policy Options” on the occasion of a wind energy seminar held in Islamabad. Third in a series, the policy paper not only discusses barriers to wind market … Continue reading Fostering Wind Power Deployment in Pakistan

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ADB’s third wind energy investment in Pakistan

Asian Development Bank (ADB) would provide $ 75 million loan to Triconboston Consulting Corporation (TBCC) to support development of the largest wind farm in Pakistan which has launched several initiatives to promote private sector participation in energy sector. The total installed capacity of wind power projects in the country has been raised to 590.5 MW … Continue reading ADB’s third wind energy investment in Pakistan

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