300MW electricity added to grid through QASP 2nd phase

BAHAWALPUR: Three hundred megawatt electricity has been added to the national grid after the completion of second phase of the Quaid-i-Azam Solar Park near Bahawalpur.


Talking to Radio Pakistan, an official of the Solar Park said execution of third phase would be undertaken soon which will add six hundred Megawatt power to the grid.

He told Quaid-i-Azam Solar Park’s total capacity was planned to be one thousand megawatt in 2014 and its first phase of one hundred megawatt was completed and commissioned last year.

He said the Punjab government acquired a total of ten thousand acre from the Cholistan Development Authority, Bahawalpur for the solar park.