The Sindh government has announced to build of Pakistan’s first floating solar power plant on Keenjhar lake Thatta.
According to details, energy minister Sindh Sheikh Imtiaz Ahmed has announced to build a 500 MW floating solar power plant on Keenjhar lake. This will be Pakistan’s first floating solar power plant.
The letter of intent (LOI) for the project has been issued while officials are currently working on its feasibility. The energy ministry is hopeful that will win all approvals soon and will be operational within two years.
A company named GO is currently working on the project and an estimate of Rs400 million will be spent on the project.
The energy minister met with power company officials and told them that the renewable energy project would produce 500 MW of environmentally friendly energy. The project would create employment as well as increase tourist attraction at Keenjhar lake, he added.