Gharo Wind Power Plant

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Coordinates: 24°35′48″N 67°26′39″E / 24.59667°N 67.44417°E / 24.59667; 67.44417

Gharo Wind Power Plant is an underconstruction wind power generation project being built in the persistently wind-swept corridor of Gharo, Sindh, Pakistan. This will be one of the first wind power projects in Pakistan.[1][2] Halcrow Pakistan and the Spanish company, based in Barcelona, Taller d'Enginyeria Ambiental SL have compiled the Enivoronmental Impact Assessment for this project.[3]

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) approved $288 million for financing two wind power projects in Sindh in order to overcome power shortage and promote clean energy in Pakistan. OPIC would help Pakistan diversify its energy production to include important contributions from renewable energy sources. The OPIC credit facility would help build 50 MW Sapphire wind power plant in Gharo-Ketti Bandar wind corridor, designed to generate 133 giga watt hours of emission-free electricity annually. [4]

Currently, 45 wind power projects of around 3200 MW capacity are under process in Pakistan. [5]

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