Tag: Wind

China financed $115 million in wind power plant Pakistan

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China supporting Pakistan to build a wind power plant at Southern port Karachi. HydroChina Investment Corporation has invested $115 million in the plant. Another plant that is Dawood wind power plant can generate about 130 million kw/h electricity in a year fulfilling the needs of approximately 100,000 families in locality situated at 60 kilometers east […]…Read More

Modern Energy Management involvement in Hawa wind farm

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Pakistan’s Hawa wind farm with over 1 GW of wind capacity scheduled to be built in the country by 2018. Modern Energy Management will provide project management services for Hawa wind farm. Management (MEM) is engaged to provide project management services during construction of the 50-MW Hawa wind farm in the Sindh Valley, Pakistan. Management […]…Read More

Pakistani makes wind energy turbine in Scotland

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: A young entrepreneur has invented a roadside wind turbine that could help harness energy from traffic. On the side of a busy main road leading into Dundee, on the east coast of Scotland, a small wind turbine spins in the wind of passing cars and trucks. As it rotates, it charges a battery that is below the ground. This is the prototype of an invention by Sanwal Muneer, a young entrepreneur from Pakistan, which has received funding from Shell and won an…Read More

Pakistan harnessing wind, but struggles to transmit power

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STAFF REPORT ISB: With the aim of diversifying its energy mix and reducing emissions, Pakistan is no fast turning to wind energy by encouraging private investments but the government’s transmission lines are not keeping pace with energy generation. There are six wind energy projects in the country - two in Gharo and four in Jhimpir, Sindh, feeding 309 MW into the national grid. Set up by the Fauji Foundation, a welfare wing of the Pakistan armed forces, the 40 mammoth towers dotting…Read More

52.8MW wind power plant starts operation

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Sapphire Wind Power Company’s (SWPCL) 52.8 megawatt wind power plant has started its commercial operations. Located at Jhimpir, the plant achieved this landmark at the successful conclusion of seven-day reliability test run witnessed by officials of the National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC) and Central Purchase Power Agency (CPPA). Hydro China, a Chinese EPC contractor using 33x1.6 megawatt GE wind turbines, constructed the power plant. Consistent…Read More

AEDB contemplates 30 Wind Power Projects

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The 30 windmill energy extends, that will create 1760 MW power, are being scrutinized by Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB), said Ministry of Water and Power. An investment of more than one billion dollars has been made in wind energy segment amid the most recent two years, to construct 30 wind energy ventures with 1760 MW limit. Another three wind energy activities of 149.5 MW power have as of now accomplished business operation and are supplying power to…Read More

AEDB contemplates 30 Wind Power Projects

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The 30 windmill energy extends, that will create 1760 MW power, are being scrutinized by Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB), said Ministry of Water and Power. An investment of more than one billion dollars has been made in wind energy segment amid the most recent two years, to construct 30 wind energy ventures with 1760 MW limit. Another three wind energy activities of 149.5 MW power have as of now accomplished business operation and are supplying power to…Read More

IFC comes forward to help import of Wind Power Project Equipment

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A private sector company Yunus Energy Limited (YEL) mulls to import equipment for its 50MW wind power project at site of Jhimpir, District Thatta, Sindh. The company mulls to import wind power turbine from Germany based Nordex Singapore Equipment Private Limited. International Finance Corporation (IFC) has issued a guarantee to Deutsche Bank on behalf of Bank Al Habib to support Letter of Credit issued by the bank to allow YEL import of said equipment. Mouayed…Read More