Qauid-e-Azam Solar Park project approved

Aug 31, 2013| Courtesy by :

LAHORE (Web Desk) – Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has approved the master plan for the development of the Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park in Cholistan.


Shahbaz Sharif chaired a high level meeting of the Punjab Energy Council in Lahore today (Saturday).

The park, funded by Chinese company TBEA, is to be constructed in Cholistan near Yazman and is 30 kilometres from Bahawalpur. The solar project, which is to be set up on 5,000 acres, would produce 1,000 MW when completed.

The CM said that the first phase would be the development of eight projects of 50 Megawatts each.

He ordered the upgrading of the transmission line and the development of an infrastructure grid to expedite the developmental process.