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PCRET installs 155 small Wind Turbines in Sindh, Balochistan five year.

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Council of Renewable Energy Technology (PCRET) has installed around 155 small Wind Turbines in Sindh and Balochistan, electrifying 1560 houses and installed 4016 biogas plants during the last five years.

The council has also designed and stimulated Wind Turbine and solar products including Solar Cooker, Solar Dryer, Solar Water Heater and Solar Desalination, an official in the Ministry of Science and Technology told reporter.

The PCRET is working under Ministry of Science and Technology which has mandate of the ministry and its research and development organizations are mandated to develop technologies for socio-economic development of the country, he said.

He said the Council has installed around 562 micro-hydel power plants with total capacity of 9.7 megawatt during said period, electrifying more than 80,000 houses and established 20 KW hybrid system including solar, MHP and wind in collaboration with China for research and training purposes.

Technologies have been developed in different sectors like water, renewable energy, electronics, health, Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs), industry, agriculture etc to directly and indirectly benefit a common man, he added.

To a question, he said that Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) which is also an important department has developed Coal Water Slurry Fuel and Reinforced Derived Fuel and solar driven one inch and two inches water pumps.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:Apr 23, 2019
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