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Two wind Power Plants to be installed in Sindh by the end of 2017

Amna Ansar Feb 20, 2017
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In Sindh, two additional wind power plants to start producing electricity with 33 wind tribunes each by the end of this year. Tribunes will produce 99MW electricity by the end of 2017.

Each wind power plant has capacity of production of 49.5 megawatt electricity. The project will be completed under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) programme.

The project will be scheduled by China Three Gorges Corporation (CGT). CGT is one of the world’s largest energy companies. The company is capable of providing energy to 120,000 houses in the China.

The head of the project, Wu Di, told that company will invest US $224 million on both projects. Projects are set to complete within 18 months at Jhimpir area of District Thatta.

The company has already invested US $130.279 and established three first Wind Farm Pakistan on a build-own- operate model. These Wind Farms are already supplying 49.5MW power.

The Gorges First Wind Farms are established at 90 km east of southern port city of Karachi and 80 km from Arabian Sea. These wind turbines are fulfilling almost need of 60,000 households.

According to the head of projects, Wu Di, these projects will help around 1,200 locals to get job.

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