Iranian firm gets go-ahead for 50MW wind project in Sindh
Pakistan has been importing power from Iran for a long time, and in the latest move an Iranian company has been granted a power generation licence for its 10-year old proposed 49.5-megawatt wind power project in Sindh.
The power regulator, National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra), announced on Monday that it has granted a power generation licence to Iran-Pak Wind Power (Pvt) Limited (IPWPPL) for a 20-year period from the day it starts commercial operations.
The project will achieve [commercial production] by June 30, 2019,” Nepra said. According to IPWPPL’s application for the grant of the generation licence, the cost of the project is estimated at $1.8 million, it was learnt.
Published in The Express Tribune, 4th July, 2017