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Sindh Launches ‘Floating Solar Power’ for Electricity Consumers

In an effort to provide relief to electricity consumers, the Sindh government has initiated a “Floating Solar Power” project at Keenjhar Lake, located about 36 kilometers from Thatta city. 

Officials from Sindh’s Department of Energy signed an agreement with Go Energy Pvt Ltd to launch the project, which is expected to be completed in two years. 

The initiative will generate 500 megawatts of electricity, which will be supplied to K-Electric through the Sindh Transmission and Dispatch Company (STDC) network.

Addressing the signing ceremony, Sindh Energy Minister Nasir Hussain Shah highlighted the benefits of this innovative solar power system for power consumers in the province. 

He also called on the federal government to ensure a sufficient supply of gas to address the ongoing shortage in the metropolis.

Minister Shah emphasized Sindh’s leadership in energy infrastructure, adding that it is the first province to lay a transmission line. 

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He stressed the priority of completing existing projects as other provinces work on obtaining their licenses.

Earlier, the provincial government unveiled plans to provide complete solar systems to the public at a highly subsidized rate of 7,000 rupees, with financial support from the World Bank. According to a private television report, the initiative aims to equip 200,000 households across the province with solar systems, including 50,000 homes in Karachi.

These solar systems are designed to power one fan and three LED bulbs, offering a sustainable and affordable energy solution to thousands of families. 



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