Pakistan gets its first floating solar panel project The Water & Power Development Authority (WAPDA) is to implement Pakistan’s first floating solar power project.
Tarbela Dam Director General Mohammad Azam Joya revealed this during a workshop on the social and environmental impacts of floating solar panel projects.
He said that the floating solar project will be implemented in the Tarbela and Ghazi Barotha Dams and will generate 300 megawatts of cheap electricity.
What does the future hold for the PTI government’s flagship Sehat card project? This unique project will be made possible by placing solar panels above bodies of water to generate electricity at low cost. This project will take two and a half years and cost $325 million. Special funding will be provided by the World Bank for this project.
Following the nationwide blackout over the weekend, the Punjab government has decided to launch the Punjab Transmission and Distribution Company which will install its own power wires and transmission networks.
Provincial Energy Minister Dr. Akhtar Malik said the federal cabinet had received the summary regarding the launch of the transmission company. Here’s how much the Punjab government will save by switching to solar energy “The construction of such power stations will prevent the whole country from sinking into darkness,
Looming water crisis if delays in Tarbela expansion projects persist On project implementation, Azam said two projects will be installed at both Tarbela and Ghazi Barotha dams. Each of these projects will have a capacity of 150 megawatts and potentially add a total of 300 megawatts to the national distribution system.
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