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Chinese GIEC to assist UAF over biomass electricity.

FAISALABAD -- Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion (GIEC), Chinese Academy of Sciences, University of Agriculture Faisalabad will work together on biomass, regarding energy to cope with, promote clean energy.

The joint proposal, initiative for which is being taken under the auspices of Punjab CM's campaign to promote the green energy in the Country was discussed at a meeting held at the VC Chamber of UAF, whence the Chinese delegation headed by President, GIEC Chuang- Zhi Wu, called on UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan.

The other members of Chinese delegation included Dr Hai-Bin Li, Yui An Liou and Sun Youngming; while Faculty of Agriculture Engendering Dean Prof Dr Muhammad Iqbal and Faculty of Agriculture Dean Prof Dr Muhammad Arshad were also present on the occasion.

Chuang Zhi said Pakistan had tremendous resources in biomass that can be used for overcoming the energy issue, and expressed that work with the educational institutes will help produce valuable researches etc, to promote clean energy.

He said since the inception of GIEC in 1978, many cooperative and exchange programs have been developed with around 40 universities, scientific institutions and enterprises in 17 countries and regions; while the organization was working in solar, clean energy, biomass, solid wastes, industrial energy conservation, geothermal energy & heat pump, water & air treatment, and heat chilling.

The Vice Chancellor said that Pakistan was capable of producing electricity from biomass generated from agricultural and animals' wastes, being simple in its nature, is closer to rural culture, specially facilitating farmers.

He also cited university's active energy projects of 3.8 megawatt solar power plant project in collaboration with Apollo Ltd.
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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
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Date:Aug 30, 2013
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