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Rural electrification through renewable and off-grid solutions

The promise is a part of the PTI's plan to "fix Pakistan’s energy challenge".
Updated 13 Jul, 2021 01:56pm

As part of its planned measures to meet Pakistan’s energy challenge, the PTI vows in its manifesto to "complete rural electrification through renewable and off-grid solutions".

Source: PTI Manifesto 2018

Updates:

June 4, 2021: Nepra for expanding renewable energy footprint to 30pc (read details)

May 4, 2021: State Bank gives Rs36bn financing for renewable energy adoption (read details)

April 12, 2021: Work to be launched on 672 micro hydel power projects in KP (read details)

March 30, 2021: ADB okays $300m for hydropower plant in KP (read details)

February 19, 2021: Ban on Iesco connections in rural areas goes (read details)

February 5, 2021: Punjab plans 5,000MW power generation by 2024 (read details)

January 3, 2021: PM’s help sought for approval of wind, solar energy projects (read details)

December 12, 2020: 60pc of Pakistan's energy will be 'clean' by 2030: PM Imran (read details)

September 7, 2020: Australian company keen to invest in Pakistan’s renewable energy sector (read details)

September 3, 2020: Punjab govt green-lights Rs10b solar project (read details)

August 12, 2020: Alternative energy policy unveiled (read details)

July 22, 2020: SBP doubles financing for wind, solar energy (read details)

July 13, 2020: Rs2bn being spent to upgrade electricity infrastructure in merged districts of KP: Omar (read details)

July 5, 2020: 27-year power generation plan ignores local energy resources (read details)

March 26, 2020: Wind projects of 660MW likely to start generation by Dec 2021 (read details)

March 8, 2020: Cabinet to take up CDA’s summary to lift ban on utility connections (read details)

February 26, 2020: NTDC gets Rs6.4bn loan for wind energy (read details)

January 13, 2020: Saudi Arabian company likely to invest $4bn in renewable energy sector (read details)

January 9, 2020: Power tariff for tubewells in Islamabad to be revised, National Assembly told (read details)

December 13, 2019: Pakistan, Germany ink financing agreement for Hydropower, Renewable Energy Phase-II (read details)

October 21, 2019: Balochistan plans big shift to solar energy, says Kamal (read details)

October 19, 2020: 306kv hydropower project inaugurated in Chitral (read details)

September 28, 2019: Solar project launched to electrify 10,000 houses across country (read details)

September 27, 2019: Buzdar inaugurates 2.82 MW hydropower project in Pakpattan (read details)

May 09, 2019: 29,000 tube-wells in Balochistan likely to run on solar energy (read details)

May 04, 2019: CDA told to exempt rural residents from ban on utility connections without NOCs (read details)

March 30, 2019: Canadian firm keen to install solar projects in Punjab: CM (read details)

Jan 29, 2019: Taxes on solar, wind power equipment may be waived to boost production (read details)

Dec 07, 2018: Law being amended to hand over KP's micro-power projects for the electrification of remote and off-grid areas to their respective communities (read details)

Nov 18, 2018: South Punjab villages get electricity after 71 years (read details)