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Addressing the opening session of Train the Trainer Programme on quality PV Installations being the part of Solar Quality Passport initiative.

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A progress review meeting on net metering activities was held today at AEDB Head Office under the Chairmanship of Dr. Rana Abdul Jabbar Khan, Chief Executive Officer, Alternative Energy Development Board. The meeting was attended by NEPRA (The Regulator) , DISCOS (IESCO, LESCO, MEPCO, PESCO, TESCO, QESCO, HESCO, SEPCO and K-Electric), representatives of USAID (Sustainable Energy Program) and more than 20 AEDB certified vendor/Installers carrying out net metering installations. The meeting agenda was:

  • Identification of areas hampering fast track implementation of net metering.
  • Implementation of the Installer obligations as mandated in AEDB Certification Regulations 2018.
  • Issues faced by certified vendors in processing net metering cases.
  • Issues faced by Discos in net metering cases.
  • Operationalization of online portal for processing of net metering applications.
  • Arrangement of trainings/seminars and other promotional activities for net-metering.

The CEO, AEDB emphasized on the need of strong coordination between the government departments and certified installers/vendors for fast track implementation of net-metering connections throughout the country. The CEO, AEDB directed the certified installers/vendors to comply with the signing of customer agreement as obligatory under AEDB Certification Regulations 2018. During the meeting, the certified vendor/installers were asked to share their progress on the processing of net metering applications including steps taken for the promotion of net metering. The vendors/installers were also given due opportunity to point out matters requiring AEDB intervention/ facilitation. The certified installer/vendors pointed out some delays on the part of DISCOs in processing of net metering application along with non-availability of sufficient bidirectional meters particular with the LESCO. The IESCO representatives showed his willingness to provide bidirectional meter to LESCO& other DISCOs on borrowing basis. The participants were also informed that AEDB is proactively working on designing and operationalization of online portal for e-processing of net-metering applications which will bring efficiency in entire system by reducing the application processing time & will also provide real time status of the applications to the applicants and relevant authorities. The participants were informed that the e-processing facility will be at first operationalize in IESCO and LESCO and later the same will be operationalize in the remaining DISCOs across the country. AEDB in this regard will arrange capacity building workshops/training program through USAID (Sustainable Energy Program) in IESCO, LESCO, PESCO and K-Electric wherein representatives of other DISCOS, NEPRA and certified vendors/installers will be invited. Considering the vast untapped potential of solar in Baluchistan province, the Chair asked the certified vendors/installers to establish sub-offices in Baluchistan province along with arrangement of promotional activities for awareness purpose. The meeting ended with a word of thanks to the participants with the decision to convene progress review meeting at least on bimonthly basis.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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As part of two day consultation meetings for finalization of Pakistan’s New Draft Alternative & Renewable Energy Policy 2019, the second session of consultative meetings with private sector stakeholders and multilateral donor agencies was held at Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) today.

The meeting was attended by private sector representative bodies and entities including World Wind Energy Association, Renewable & Alternative Energy Association of Pakistan, Pakistan Wind Energy Association, Pakistan Solar Association, Solar Quality Foundation, Pakistan Sugar Mills Association, Energy Update Group, USPCAS-E,  leading law firm and consulting firms. The workshop was also attended by multilateral donor agencies including World Bank, IFC, ADB, USAID UNIDO and KfW. 

Participants of the meeting gave their inputs regarding the Draft ARE Policy 2019. The discussions and inputs received during the consultations will enable AEDB to finalize the Draft ARE Policy 2019 for its approval from the competent forum.

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Final round of two days consultations on finalization of Pakistan’s New Draft ARE Policy 2019 started today at Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB). In its first session today consultation among Key Stakeholders from public sector including Power Division, NEPRA, PPIB, NTDC, CPPA, NEECA, Pakistan Engineering Council, Energy Department Government of Sindh, PPDB, PEDO, Rep from PM Monitoring Cell and DISCOs were held.

Chairman, Prime Minister’s Task Force on Energy Mr. Nadeem Babar and Secretary Power Division, Mr.  Irfan Ali Co-chaired today’s session. Chief Executive Officer, AEDB Dr. Rana Abdul Jabbar Khan moderated the discussion on the draft ARE Policy 2019.

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Today, Master Green Energy Limited has successfully achieved the Financial Closing of its 50MW wind power project in Jamshoro, Sindh. The 50 MW wind project of Master Energy had acquired Letter of Intent (LOI) from Energy Department, Govt. of Sindh and Tripartite Letter of Support was issued by AEDB & Energy Department, Govt. of Sindh.

Dr. Rana Abdul Jabbar Khan, CEO AEDB, while congratulating the Project Company in achieving this land mark achievement also appreciated the support of all stakeholders including Ministry of Energy (Power Division), NEPRA, CPPA-G, NTDCL, Energy Department, Govt. of Sindh and USAID.

This is the first green energy transaction to achieve Financial Closing subsequent to the CCOE decision whereby GOP allowed the processing of RE projects in order to increase the mix of Renewable Energy in the overall generation mix.

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Today, AEDB has executed the Implementation Agreement & Guarantee Direct Agreement (IA Direct Agreement) relating to 50MW wind power project of Master Green Energy Limited (MGEL) in Jamshoro, Sindh. Dr. Rana Abdul Jabbar Khan, Chief Executive Officer, AEDB has signed the IA Direct Agreement with MGEL on behalf of President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

MGEL will put up 25 units of Gamesa G114-2.0 wind turbine generators, which will produce 168,542,400 kWh of clean electricity per annum.

Dr. Rana Abdul Jabbar Khan announced at this occasion that many more green energy projects are in pipeline and will be implemented soon in order to achieve the overall policy goal of the present government.

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Today, AEDB has executed the Implementation Agreement (IA) with Master Green Energy Limited (MGEL) for their 50 MW wind power project in Jamshoro, Sindh. Dr. Rana Abdul Jabbar Khan, Chief Executive Officer, AEDB has signed the IA with MGEL on behalf of President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, soon after taking over the charge of the post of Chief Executive Officer, AEDB.

MGEL will put up 25 units of Gamesa G114-2.0 wind turbine generators, which will produce 168,542,400 kWh of clean electricity per annum.

Dr. Rana Abdul Jabbar Khan announced at this occasion that GOP is fully determined to deploy power plants based on renewable energies into the energy mix and increase the share of renewables to 20% by 2025 and to 30% by the year 2030, in view of the vision of the present government. CEO, AEDB further announced that many more projects are in pipeline and will be implemented soon. The IA of MGEL is first step in achieving the overall policy goal of the present government.