Suntech to install 100 MW PV in Pakistan


Chairman and founder of the Chinese photovoltaic module manufacturer, Zhengrong Shi met with Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Yousaf Raza Gilani on Wednesday, June 6. Under the plans, Suntech will install five plants worth 20 MW each, over a number of phases.

According to the Pakistan Daily Times, Shi reportedly said he would visit the areas of the country, which were "most suitable" for the projects.

While Suntech could not immediately divulge any more concrete details, spokesman, Björn Emde told pv magazine, "The industry's success in getting down the cost of solar has given hope to many. We think that this is a great sign and we are happy to be involved in bringing clean and dependable solar energy to many families and small businesses in remote areas of Pakistan."

On June 4, Conergy and Ensunt announced their plans to install a 50 MW photovoltaic project in Pakistan for the DACC Power Generation Company Limited (DPGCL). The plant will be built in in Bahawalpur, in the Cholistan region.

Popular content

This content is protected by copyright and may not be reused. If you want to cooperate with us and would like to reuse some of our content, please contact:


Related content

Elsewhere on pv magazine...

Leave a Reply

Please be mindful of our community standards.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

By submitting this form you agree to pv magazine using your data for the purposes of publishing your comment.

Your personal data will only be disclosed or otherwise transmitted to third parties for the purposes of spam filtering or if this is necessary for technical maintenance of the website. Any other transfer to third parties will not take place unless this is justified on the basis of applicable data protection regulations or if pv magazine is legally obliged to do so.

You may revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future, in which case your personal data will be deleted immediately. Otherwise, your data will be deleted if pv magazine has processed your request or the purpose of data storage is fulfilled.

Further information on data privacy can be found in our Data Protection Policy.