Pakistan Green Energy Week 2020 Takes Place in Islamabad in June
Pakistan Green Energy Week 2020 will take place in Islamabad, Pakistan during June 23-24, 2020. The summit will have a deep discussion of Solar, Wind & Hydro Power in Pakistan, by gathering most of the regional decision makers.
Pakistan government plans to increase the share of renewable energy in total power generation to 30% by 2030, referring to power from wind, solar, small hydro and biomass.
In an effort to boost the production and use of renewable power, Pakistan government has proposed to eliminate taxes associated with manufacturing of solar and wind energy equipment in the country.
- Projects Plan
In 2019, Pakistan’s National Electric Power Authority (NEPRA) propose 200MW of solar PV projects along the Quetta-Chaman Highway in Balochistan.
November 2019, Pakistan's government has agreed deals with project developers for 11 wind farms totaling 560MW. Six of the 11 projects will be financed by the IFC, with investment of $450 million. In addition, Sindh government (southeast of Pakistan) plans to set up the first ever ‘400 MW Solar Power Park' in District Jamshoro under its World Bank supported ‘Sindh Solar Energy Project (SSEP).