Pakistan harnessing wind, but struggles to transmit power

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

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