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Implementation accord for another 100 MW wind energy inked in Pakistan

Foundation Wind Energy-I Limited and Foundation Wind Energy-II (Pvt) Limited entered into an Implementation Agreement (IA) with the Government of Pakistan for the establishment of two wind power projects of 50 MW each, in Gharo, Sindh, here Tuesday. Formal Financial Close of the two wind power projects would be done, shortly.   Foundation Wind Energy … Continue reading Implementation accord for another 100 MW wind energy inked in Pakistan

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Pakistan urged to focus on wind energy

These views were expressed by renowned expert on alternative energy Brig (Retd) Prof. Dr Nasim Khan, while addressing the inauguration ceremony of indigenously designed and locally fabricated wind turbine by Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST) at its Gharo Research Centre. It is pertinent to mention here that the turbine, first … Continue reading Pakistan urged to focus on wind energy

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FFC Energy develops 50 MW wind farm in Pakistan

This major milestone was achieved by coordinated efforts of CPPA/NTDC, HESCO and FFCEL. The project is, thus, ready to play a revolutionary role in strengthening Pakistan’s wind power sector. Brig Tariq Izaz (Retd), project director, said, “All 33 individual wind turbines and ultimately the commissioning of the whole wind farm commenced from November 7 and … Continue reading FFC Energy develops 50 MW wind farm in Pakistan

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Solar power project in Balochistan

Balochistan government is implementing Rs 888 million Solar Energy Home Project under which around 300 villages in parts of the province would be electrified. Provincial Finance Department sources told APP here Monday that nature had endowed the province with immense opportunities for generation of solar, wind energy and geothermal energy. “The provincial government has already … Continue reading Solar power project in Balochistan

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Wind energy in Pakistan

In recent times, concerns have been raised about the growing number of wind farms in developing countries and their impacts on communities and the environment. Many of these concerns have been fuelled by well-organised anti-wind groups. By spreading disinformation about wind energy, these groups have successfully persuaded many people, including several prominent politicians, that wind … Continue reading Wind energy in Pakistan

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AEG, Punjab to cooperate in solar energy sector

A memorandum of understanding was signed between Punjab government and German company AEG for co-operation in solar energy sector on Tuesday under which solar energy projects of at least 50 to 100 megawatt will be set up in Punjab in 2013 and of at least 300 megawatt in 2014. Secretary Energy Jehanzeb Khan and representatives … Continue reading AEG, Punjab to cooperate in solar energy sector

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Pakistan’s first Wind Farm based at Jhimpir

The 50 megawatt Wind Energy Farm has been completed in a record time by FFC Energy Limited (FFCEL), a subsidiary of FFC established with the vision to introducing and promoting renewable and environmental friendly energy generation in Pakistan. On similar lines FFC CSR has initiated a community uplift and support program at Jhimpir, focusing on … Continue reading Pakistan’s first Wind Farm based at Jhimpir

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Pakistan can produce 150,000 MW of wind power

EVWIND Pakistan has the potential of producing approximately 150,000MW of wind energy, says a recent United States Agency for International Development (USAID) report, which can fetch an investment of around two billion dollars. According to official estimates, the country has the potential to generate 143,000MW through solar and wind energy. Currently, the country is developing … Continue reading Pakistan can produce 150,000 MW of wind power

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South Korea to install 300 MW photovoltaic solar power projects in Pakistan

South Korea has shown its interest to install a power plant project of up to 300MW of solar energy in Quetta, in this regard Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) would be signed with Balochistan government. The Balochistan government has already offered to Korean company a piece of land of 1500 acres approximately near the airport. Solar … Continue reading South Korea to install 300 MW photovoltaic solar power projects in Pakistan

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Pakistan strives to generate 143,000MW from solar energy and wind power potentials

According to a USAID report, Pakistan has the potential of producing 150,000 megawatts of wind energy, of which only the Sindh corridor can produce 40,000 megawatts. Rich of solar power and wind energy resources having the capacity to generate around 143,000MW of electricity, the government has embarked upon various plans of attracting foreign investments to … Continue reading Pakistan strives to generate 143,000MW from solar energy and wind power potentials

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Wind power in Pakistan: The whir of wind turbines to come

Without incentives from the government, wind energy in Pakistan has been costly and hence elusive. But all of this might change soon with wind power – about 30 wind farm projects are in progress and have the potential to add 1,800 megawatts (MW) to the national grid.   Around half of them are expected to … Continue reading Wind power in Pakistan: The whir of wind turbines to come

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Wind energy in Pakistan: Sindh allots 908 acres for 500MW wind farm

The Sindh government on Wednesday formally allotted a huge area of 908 acres to a firm, M/s NBT to establish wind power project in Thatta district, which would produce 500MWs electricity. Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, in a small ceremony held here on Wednesday, allotted the land formally to M/s NBT Power Pakistan … Continue reading Wind energy in Pakistan: Sindh allots 908 acres for 500MW wind farm

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