1 GW Solar Power Plant in Pakistan’s Sindh
Oracle Power & PowerChina To Explore GW Scale Solar Power IPP Plant On Coalfield Site
Wednesday, 19 Apr 2023
Oracle Power PLC in Pakistan has joined hands with Chinese EPC PowerChina International Group Limited for the development of 1 GW solar power plant at the company’s Thar Block VI coalfield in Sindh province of the country on independent power producer (IPP) basis.
600 MW Solar PV Tender In Pakistan
Alternative Energy Development Board Seeking Bidders For 600 MW Solar Project In Punjab State
Wednesday, 05 Apr 2023
Pakistan’s Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) has launched a new tender for the development of a 600 MW solar power project in Punjab state’s Kot Addu/Muzaffargarh district on build-own-operate-transfer (BOOT) basis.
Pakistani Company Reveals Solar Panel Manufacturing Plans
Pakistan’s Netline To Venture Into Solar Module Production With 180 MW Fab, In a Joint Venture With A Turkish Entity
Monday, 02 Jan 2023
Power equipment and energy solutions supplier Netline Pvt Ltd of Pakistan plans to enter the solar panel manufacturing domain in a joint venture with an unnamed Turkish company, with a 180 MW fab for which it has already secured land in capital Islamabad.
Pakistan To Speed Up Solarization Of Government Buildings
Pakistan To Start Solarization Of Government Buildings From Capital Islamabad; AEDB To Launch Competitive Bidding Process In Early January 2023
Monday, 02 Jan 2023
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has directed his administration to ensure maximum federal buildings in the country are powered by solar energy before the start of Summer in 2023, starting from capital Islamabad and expanded to rest of the country.
Green Hydrogen Project In Pakistan Secures Land
Oracle Power’s 1.2 GW Solar, Wind & 450 MW Energy Storage Powered Green Hydrogen Project Moves Ahead With Land Acquisition
Monday, 28 Nov 2022
Pakistan based coal miner Oracle Power has secured 7,000 acres of state land for 30-year lease from the Government of Sindh to host its flagship green hydrogen project, to be powered by 700 MW solar PV, 500 MW wind energy and up to 450 MW battery ene.
100 MW Solar PV Project Online In Pakistan
British International Investment Backed 250 MW Renewable Capacity Commissioned In Pakistan
Friday, 20 May 2022
At a time when Pakistan faces an energy crisis, the development finance institution of the UK government, British International Investment (BII) says 4 wind and solar power projects with a combined capacity of 250 MW, backed by the agency, have been commissioned in Pakistan.
Pakistan’s 400 MW Green Hydrogen Plant
700 MW Solar, 500 MW Wind & 450 MW Storage Capacity For Green Hydrogen Project
Wednesday, 09 Feb 2022
Pakistan’s coal miner Oracle Power plans to deploy 700 MW solar power, 500 MW wind energy and 450 MW battery energy storage capacity to power its proposed 400 MW green hydrogen plant in the country, according to a preliminary technical study completed by China’s PowerChina.
Green Hydrogen Project In Pakistan
400 MW Green Hydrogen Facility By PowerChina & Oracle Power
Tuesday, 12 Oct 2021
A coal mining company from Pakistan, Oracle Power plc has joined hands with China’s PowerChina International Group Ltd. to develop a 400 MW green hydrogen facility in Pakistan with an aim to generate close to 150,000 kg a day.
Pakistan Wants Solar For Canal Tops & Drains
Punjab Power Development Board Looking For Consultants To Conduct Feasibility Studies For Solar On Canal Tops & Urban Drains In Pakistan
Monday, 20 Sep 2021
The Punjab Power Development Board (PPDB) in Pakistan has launched a tender seeking to hire a consultant to conduct feasibility study for solar power projects on canal top and urban nullahs (drains) in various districts of Gujranwala division.
Financial Closure For 150 MW Pakistan PV Capacity
With $100 Million Raised For 150 MW Sukkur Solar PV Project Along With Nizam Energy, Scatec Secures Financing For Its 1st Facility In Pakistan
Monday, 22 Feb 2021
Norwegian solar turned renewable energy company Scatec has achieved financial closure for its maiden solar project in Pakistan that it is developing with local partner Nizam Energy.
Pakistan Envisages Close To 27 GW Solar By 2047
NEPRA Report Expects Solar Power Capacity Of Pakistan To Grow To Over 26.9 GW In 2047 Under New Energy Outlook Envisaged For Country
Monday, 04 May 2020
Come 2047, a century after the country came into existence after it separated from India, Pakistan believes it can boast of close to 27 GW of solar power capacity.
Pakistan’s Sindh Reserves Land For RE Projects
Acting Under Supreme Court Directions, Sindh Cabinet In Pakistan Allots 5,801-Acre Land For Solar & Wind Power Plants & National Grid Station: Media
Friday, 29 Nov 2019
By leasing land for renewable energy projects in Sindh with 30-year duration, Pakistan's government expects to earn PKR 9.13 billion from the same.
Over 27 MW Solar Capacity Seeking NEPRA Approval
Pakistan’s NEPRA Positively Considering Approval For Over 27 MW Solar Power Capacity Proposals Of Solis Energy, K1 Solar & Nizam Power; 15 MW Project To Use LONGi Solar’s Bifacial Modules
Thursday, 30 May 2019
Bifacial solar modules are making their way into the budding solar power market of Pakistan as the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has accepted generation licence granting applications for 3 projects out of which one will use LONGi Solar’s bifacial technology.
Pakistan’s Cumulative Solar Capacity Tops 1.5 GW
IRENA Pegs Pakistan’s Total Renewable Energy Capacity By 2018-End At Over 13 GW, With Solar Contributing 12% Or More Than 1.5 GW
Sunday, 21 Apr 2019
At the end of 2018, the cumulative installed solar energy capacity of Pakistan had reached 1,568 MW, increasing from 742 MW at the end of 2017, representing an addition of over 800 MW in a single year.
NEPRA Accepts Tariff Petition For 100 MW PV
Pakistan’s National Electric Power Regulatory Authority Evaluating Tariff Petitions From FAS Energy & Kulachi Solar For Two 50 MW PV Projects; Both Projects To Come Up In Dera Ismail Khan City
Thursday, 25 Oct 2018
The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) of Pakistan has accepted two 50 MW solar power project proposals and is now evaluating the proposed tariffs.
Scatec 6¢ Tariff Petition For Pakistan Projects
Scatec Solar & Nizam Energy File Petition To Determine Reference Generation Tariff Of 6.25 PKR ($0.0595)/kWh For 150 MW PV Capacity in Pakistan
Monday, 02 Oct 2017
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg and erstwhile Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif were present during the signing ceremony between Scatec Solar and Nizam Energy in July 2015 when they decided to set up 150 MW capacity in Pakistan (Photo Credi.
Privatization Of 100 MW Solar Operator in Pakistan
Pakistan’s Punjab Cabinet Approves Privatization Of Public Sector Company Managing 100 MW Solar Power Capacity At Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park
Wednesday, 14 Jun 2017
The Punjab state cabinet in Pakistan has approved privatization of the Quaid-e-Azam Solar Power Private Limited Company (QA Solar). With a total capacity of 100 MW, the Quaid-e-Azam solar power plant at Bahawalpur was inaugurated in May 2015.
100 MW PV Project in Pakistan
Catalyst Energy’s Proposal To Develop 100 MW Solar Capacity At Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park In Pakistan Accepted By Regulator For Final Check
Tuesday, 28 Feb 2017
The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) of Pakistan has admitted Catalyst Energy’s application to be considered for solar power generation for a 100 MW solar power plant.
Pakistan Crosses 1 GW Of Installed RE Capacity
Another 28 PV Projects With Capacity Of 956.8 MW Are Under Development In Pakistan
Monday, 07 Nov 2016
While solar contributes 400 MW to Pakistan’s total renewable energy capacity today, AEDB website states that annual cumulative PV capacity is set to reach 1,556 MW by 2018. Local media report it can be even higher, citing a capacity of 1,756 MW.
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