Renewable Energy:‘Wind and solar energies are the future’

Published: March 28, 2012

Dr Farooqui says it is in the country’s best interests to shift energy production.

An expert has called for the replacement of conventional power generation systems with environment-friendly wind and solar energy production.

“Wind and solar energies are our future,” Dr Sohail Zaki Farooqui said at the “Techtalk” programme at the National University of Science and Technology (NUST), according to a press release issued by the university here on Tuesday.

In an interactive session with students at the School of Chemical and Materials Engineering of the university, Dr Farooqui discussed the practical prospects and technological aspects of wind and solar power production.

Dr Farooqui has vast experience in the field of wind and solar power generation. Dr Farooqui said keeping in mind that conventional power stations will be phased out by 2037, it is in the country’s best interests to shift energy production as well.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 28th, 2012.

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