Imtiaz Ahmed Shaikh, Sindh’s energy minister, declared on Thursday that the province’s districts will all have solar panels installed as part of the Sindh Solar Project.
He said that as part of the provincial government’s major endeavour to solve the energy problem, 200,000 units/houses will be solarized in the province’s rural and urban regions.
The choice was decided in this respect at a meeting with the World Bank delegation, which was led by the country director.
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The energy minister stated that it was agreed to offer a subsidy of $ 110 per unit/house in urban areas and $ 160 per unit/house in rural areas. Every area in the province will have solar plates installed with the help of the World Bank.
According to Sindh Energy Minister Imtiaz Shaikh, it was decided to offer 200,000 solar panels under the project at a discounted price at a meeting with a World Bank team.