Tube Wells are Going to Convert on Solar Energy in Pakistan

Spokesperson of the Power Division Ministry on Wednesday said the feasibility report was ready in Balochistan to turn more than 10,000 tube wells into solar power.

The report was prepared jointly by NESPAK and a German company, the speaker said. The report was prepared together.

The report at the Alternative Energy Design Board (AEDB) was reviewed by Federal Minister Omar Ayub Khan and Secretary of Energy, he said.

The spokesman said now opinion would be taken from all stakeholders and technical experts in the next phase. Electricity worth billions of rupees was being provided thousands of tube wells in Balochistan, he said.

Due to non-payment of dues in time, resulting increase in circular debt, he added.

The spokesman said solarization of tube wells would not only usher an era of the agricultural revolution in the province but also help reduce line losses.

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