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No ban on new solar, wind energy projects: Kh. Asif

Latest Update: May 14, 2015 | 124 Views

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif says no ban has imposed on new solar and wind energy projects.

Talking to Sindh’s Minister for Energy Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday, he said the new projects will be processed according to the new tariff to be notified by the NEPRA (National Electric Power Regulatory Authority).

The Federal Minister said that optimal utilization of indigenous resources especially the renewable energy, is on top of the present government’s power generation policy.

He said that many projects are already underway while few have started generation. He said that government welcomes investment in the renewable energy projects and is committed to facilitate the investors.

Matters relating to energy projects in Sindh also came under discussion during the meeting.


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