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Ziarat district gets 12 solar energy panels.

KARACHI, July 9 -- International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and Pakistan Council for Renewable Energy Technologies (PCRET) installed twelve solar energy panel systems in ten remote villages of Ziarat district in Balochistan.

With the successful implementation of this solar energy initiative, some of the least developed villages of Balochistan province in Pakistan have been facilitated with provision of solar generated electricity. It is benefiting around 123 local households and the systems installed have a combined electricity generation capacity of 3600 watts.

The first system was recently made operational at Bara Zizri village. The Juniper Project Manager, Ghulam Qadir Shah, at IUCN said various such interventions have also been planned under the project, such as provision of fuel-efficient stoves and solar geysers. staff report

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Publication:Daily Times (Lahore, Pakistan)
Date:Jul 9, 2010
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