Government of Punjab has embarked upon a plan to host the largest wind energy project in Pakistan.

According to a press release by Embassy of Denmark, the Punjab Government, in collaboration with Vestas Wind Systems, aims to add 1,000 megawatt wind-based electricity into its grid, and today issued a Letter of Interest (LOI) to Vestas regarding the first 250 MW stage of the proposed Quaid e Azam Wind Park in the south-west of the province.

“Pakistan is facing a critical energy shortage, and the Punjab Government is keen on exploring avenues within renewable energy to improve its power supply. The potential for 4 x 250 MW indigenous wind power projects in Southwestern Punjab were identified by Vestas in late 2014 using the industry-leading Site Hunt technology”, the release stated.

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