Tag: Solar

Energy firm in Pakistan secures $600k for off-grid solar

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article image By the end of 2018, about 10,000 poor homes of Pakistan will have access to the solar power. To scale up the operations and extend distribution of smart solar home systems across the country EcoEnergy has secured a $600,000 (£427,364) investment. It will purchase BBOXX’s Pulse programming, a cloud-based stage that empowers distributed business to […]…Read More

Pakistan Post to install Solar system in 83 GPOs

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Pakistan Post will install Solar System in its 83 General Post Offices (GPOs) with an estimated cost of Rs 205 million. Initially, Pakistan Post installed 10 KVA Solar System in Rawalpindi General Post Office (GPO) with the cooperation of Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) with an amount of Rs.2500,000. An official of Pakistan told that Pakistan […]…Read More

Sindh government announced tariff-based auction for solar power project

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Sindh government has announced its intention to launch a tariff-based auction to develop a 50-megawatt solar power project in the province. It will be the first project to implement the decision of National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on March 3, 2017, to enable tariff-based auctions for solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects, substituting open tariff […]…Read More

Govt announced open tariffs for Solar energy

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Government has announced that it has scrapped the upfront tariff mechanism for projects based on domestic renewable energy resources and through competitive bidding will award power generation contracts. Government would not be bound to buy power from sustainable power source projects with forthright tax or past courses of action and they would need to win […]…Read More

Regulation approved for solar power net metering system

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Pakistan government has launched a new regulation for the solar power net metering system to encourage solar energy use in worsening energy crisis. Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) has approved certification regulation to boost uptake of clean energy and to encourage consumers to produce solar electricity and sell it to the national grid. AEDB board […]…Read More

Siemens to equip 140 MW of solar parks in Pakistan, Brazil

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German commercial predominant Siemens (ETR: SIE) said these days it has gained an order for the turnkey electric device and set up of two sun electricity plants in Brazil and Pakistan totaling 140 MW. Turkish corporation Zorlu Enerji retaining has shriveled Siemens and its associate Wind & solar technology SL (WSTECH) to offer transformers and […]…Read More

6 billion rupees allocated to convert 2500 schools of Sindh to solar energy

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In Sindh, 2500 schools shifted on solar energy and Infrastructure of 4000 schools will also be developed by giving basic facilities including compound walls, teacher rooms, drinking water, and electricity. Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has given 6 billion rupees for the project. The officials of education department informed that work to giving […]…Read More

Pak executives visited solar power show in Las Vegas

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A six-member delegation of Pakistani companies led by US Commercial Service (USCS) to Solar Power International (SPI) held at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada. SPI is largest solar show of North America. The show had more than 18,000 industry professionals and 600 manufacturers, service providers and vendors from all over the world said US Consulate […]…Read More