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1000 MW Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park in Pakistan

Case Summary: 

The Government of Punjab, under the vision of Chief Minister Shahbaz Shariff, has dedicated 6500 acres of land near Lal Sohanra, Cholistan, Bahawalpur for the purpose of establishing a 1000 MW Solar Park for solar energy electricity generation. This is an initiative of Government of the Punjab (GoPb), Pakistan to reduce reliance on fossil fuels in generation of electricity and to overcome the ever expanding gap between energy production and demand. 500 acres have been reserved to set up the first 100 MW PV Solar Power Plant.

Country 
Pakistan
Action Area 
Mitigation
Planning and Implementation Activity 
Developing and Implementing Policies and Measures
Sectors and Themes 
Renewable Energy
Source 
LEDS Global Partnership
Language 
English