Monday, May 23, 2011

Wind energy accord with S. Korea

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said the government is paying full attention to overcome power shortage by developing alternative energy projects. Besides planning an hydroelectric power project of 120 megawatts near the Sukkur Barrage, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed with the Korea Southern Power Company (KOSPO) to establish wind power projects of 2,000 megawatts in the Gharo-Keti Bandar wind corridor, where a 200-megawatt power project would be made operational by 2014 and the entire project of 2,000 megawatts would be operational by 2018.