Home Business World leading Wind Turbine manufacturer, Vestas, interested in establishing factory in Pakistan

World leading Wind Turbine manufacturer, Vestas, interested in establishing factory in Pakistan

Islamabad: February 6, 2020

World Wind Turbine leading manufacturer Denmark Based Company Vestas has expressed deep interest in establishing Wind Turbine factory in Pakistan and has in this regard started ground work for exploring the feasibilities.

This was revealed in a meeting of delegation of Vestas Company led by Danish Ambassador H.E.  Mr. Rolf Holmboe with Federal Minister for Power and Petroleum Mr. Omar Ayub Khan here today. Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Petroleum Mr.  Nadeem Babar and Secretary Power Division Mr. Irfan Ali also participated in the meeting.

The meeting was informed the keeping in view the targets set by new Renewable Energy Policy for enhancing the share of Renewable Resources from 4% to 30% and ensuring transparency by introducing competitive bidding regime, the company has decided to work on exploring further the establishment of manufacturing facilities with transfer of technology.

The Federal Minister explained to the delegation various broad parameters of the new Renewable Energy Policy. He said that by year 2030, the country will be having around 20000MW from renewable resources. He said that not only the local consumption of renewable energy related machinery like wind turbines etc will be a profitable investment for global companies but Pakistan can also serve as base for exporting the same to countries like Central Asia and African countries where there is a huge untapped potential of renewable resources.

Mr. Omar Ayub Khan apprised the delegation that Pakistan has offered special incentives for establishment of renewable energy equipment manufacturing units. He said that special economic zones also provides a complete investor friendly packages which can also be explored by the company.

The Federal  Minister appreciated Mr. Rolf Holmboe for his keen interest in boosting the clean and green energy in Pakistan.

Must Read

WH-CH510 Wireless On-Ear Headphones from Sony

WH-CH510 Wireless On-Ear Headphones from Sony Enjoy your favorite music and podcasts for longer with the WH-CH510 headphones from Sony. With the lightweight design and up to...

Aamir Ibrahim, CEO, Jazz delivers talk on preventing cybercrime

Aamir Ibrahim, CEO, Jazz delivers talk on preventing cybercrime Islamabad August 12, 2020: Aimed at sharing practical experience to help strengthen cybersecurity measures in Pakistan,...

Xiaomi launches Redmi 9C in Pakistan

Lahore, Pakistan August 11th 2020 Global technology leader Xiaomi announced the release of Redmi 9C in Pakistan today. This brand-new entry-level smartphone is equipped...

Hyundai Nishat Motor launched “Hyundai TUCSON” in a first ever digital event in Pakistan

Hyundai Nishat Motor launched “Hyundai TUCSON” in a first-ever digital event in Pakistan   Lahore - August 11, 2020: Hyundai Nishat Motor (Private) Limited, has launched...

Azadi Sale gala with huge discounts

TCL, Pakistan’s No.1 TV brand, has again announced its partnership with Daraz for  Jashn-e-Azadi Sale that will last from 7th August – 14th August...