Windmill power project for Karachi

via www.dawn.com

The government on Friday approved a 45-megawatt windmill power project for Karachi under a 400 megawatt wind energy programme to be implemented at a cost of $400 million.

The project was approved by the Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB), which consists of the New Park Energy, a consortium of General Electric (wind energy) Germany, Dorsch Consult Germany and Albario Engineering.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the AEDB held here with its chairman Air Marshal (retd) Shahid Hamid in the chair. According to a press release issued here on Friday, electricity produced by the windmill farm will be provided to the Karachi Electric Supply Company…