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Pakistani regulator expects solar capacity to hit 27 GW by 2047

Solar and wind are expected to account for a growing share of the electricity mix in the years ahead, rising from around 3% at present to 23% by 2030. Over the following two decades after that, however, this share will likely remain unchanged, as the national regulator expects the country to deploy more coal-fired generation capacity.


Pakistan’s Nepra mulls another 50 MW of solar

The country is steadily expanding solar generation capacity as it aims for 5 GW by 2022, helped by an influx of foreign investment from China’s Belt & Road infrastructure program and World Bank capital.


Pakistani regulator signs off on 27 MW of new PV capacity, 15 MW of it bifacial

One 15 MW project will see the installation of high power mono bifacial modules – no small feat for any market. Other projects will be collocated with the country’s industry to improve security of supply, as load shedding occurs for several hours each day.

Pakistan regulator reviews 50 MW PV proposal, armed forces seek 26 MW

Pakistani regulator NEPRA is considering a tariff for a 49.5 MW site in the Khyber district. At the same time, the country’s armed forces are eyeing PV deployment for their operations.

Pakistan to install 556.5 MW by end of 2018

Roughly 956.8 MW of solar capacity is now under development at 28 locations in Pakistan under the Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB), with 556.5 MW set for completion by the end of 2018.


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