Balochistan is Now Using Sun

A new agreement between Balochistan and Canadian government has been made. Canada will provide 1,000 Mega Watts of solar power in Balochistan to help resolve the power shortfall issue in the province. The Canadian government will provide 50 MW of solar energy in each different area in Balochistan as the agreement of the two countries. The cost of renewable energy (solar and wind) that used to be prohibitively high in the past has now...

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Pakistan, Norway Signed MoU for 150 MW Solar Power Plants.
Jul20

Pakistan, Norway Signed MoU for 150 MW Solar Power Plants.

Pakistan and Norway signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for construction of three solar power plants to generate a total of 150 MW of electricity, said in a statement. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg witnessed the signing ceremony of a MoU between Scatec Solar of Norway Nizam Energy Pakistan to jointly develop the solar power plants on a build-own-operate basis. The construction of...

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Pakistan May Drop Import Duty On Solar Products.
Jun09

Pakistan May Drop Import Duty On Solar Products.

The Pakistan Solar Association (PSA) proposed zero duties on imports of solar equipment for the 2015-2016 federal budget, the Pakistan Observer said. PSA has called on the government to exempt from taxes and duties all solar equipment, including photovoltaic (PV) panels, batteries, as well as hybrid, off- and on-grid charge controllers, chairman Faiz Bhutta was cited as saying. Apart from making the standard certification mandatory...

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The 2.10 MW Solar Power Plant on India-Pakistan Border.
Jun09

The 2.10 MW Solar Power Plant on India-Pakistan Border.

Punjab’s New and Renewable Energy Minister Bikram Singh Majithia inaugurated a 2.10 MW solar power plant in a village near the India-Pakistan border. NRI Ranbir Singh Chhina of Abundant Energy Private Ltd has set up the plant, the state’s first, in Chhina Bidhi Chand village at an investment of Rs 16.40 crore. Majithia said the solar energy was one of the most abundant energy sources in the state and the state’s farmers who made...

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