Pakistan launches ‘first’ solar energy project

Pakistan has launched what is believed to be the first solar power project in the country. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated the first phase of the Quaid-e-Azam solar project in Bahawalpur, which will add 100MW of electricity to the National Grid by the end of this year. The second phase of the project will include […]

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 […]