Sindh government to set up power projects in 7 districts

Projects to be set up in districts including Thatta, Jamshoro, Tharparkar and Larkana


Web Desk August 08, 2015
PHOTO: REUTERS

KARACHI: Sindh government on Saturday made the decision to establish renewable energy power projects in seven districts of the province in order to overcome power shortage, Radio Pakistan reported.

During a high-level meeting with Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah in Karachi, it was decided that renewable energy power projects will be established in Thatta, Jamshoro, Larkana, Sukkur, Tharparkar, Matiari and Sanghar Districts.

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Further, during the meeting , Shah emphasised upon speeding up the process of allotment of land for these projects.

Meanwhile on Tuesday, a Norwegian company signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a Pakistani company on Tuesday to establish three solar power plants in Pakistan.

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Nizam Energy of Sindh and Scatec Solar signed the MoU in Oslo on Tuesday to establish three solar plants to generate 150MW through clean energy in Pakistan.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Norwegian counterpart Erna Solberg witnessed the signing ceremony.

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Timorlane | 6 years ago | Reply So sindhi waderas think of a new way to make money They have allocated thousands of billions of rupees for development in sindh during last eight years and have devoured every paisa of it
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