Friday, December 1, 2023

Karachi to get its First Solar Park soon

Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) Administrator and Sindh government spokesperson Barrister Murtaza Wahab performed the groundbreaking of Karachi’s first solar park project at Kidney Hill Park.

Wahab announced that KMC has started work on its first solar park at Kidney Hill Karachi. It will produce 100-kilowatt electricity.

“The initiative will help KMC produce clean energy which will then be set off for paying the electricity bill of street lights in KMC controlled areas,” he said.

Later, in a statement, Wahab said the solar panels will start working within months. It would be able to generate 100 kilowatts of electricity at a monthly cost of around Rs5 million.


Earlier, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) had announced to convert all Pakistan International Airports into solar power in phases. The aviation authority decided to switch Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport to solar energy. Also directed authorities concerned to prepare a feasibility plan in this connection.

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