India to help build biomass in Pakistan

India is sending over experts to advise its neighbour Pakistan on building new biomass plants. Sukhbir Singh Badal, the Deputy Chief Minister for India’s Punjab state, offered the help to ministers in Pakistan’s own Punjab province. Mr Badal lent his support to the province’s Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif during his visit to a 15 […]

Thumbs up for huge solar project in Pakistan’s Cholistan Desert

Plans for a 700MW solar project in the Cholistan Desert have been approved by the Punjab government in Pakistan, according to reports. The Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park will be spread over 10,000 acres and built in sections, with eight 50MW segments each covering 250 acres. The plans were given the seal of approval at the fourth […]

Pakistani province plans 2GW solar project

A Pakistani province is set to have 2GW of solar power projects within the next two years following a new agreement signed recently. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Punjab agreed to co-operate in boosting renewable energy (pictured), with the ADB also pledging to help build coal, biomass, biogas and hydro energy […]