Operated by wind and solar energy, the project will produce 400 MW power and provide employment to 6000 people directly and 2000 people indirectly
Sindh government is establishing Green Hydrogen Project in Thatta district in collaboration of China State Grid and Oracle Energy.
Sindh Energy Minister Sindh Imtiaz Ahmad Sheikh presided over the meeting on Wednesday to discuss the establishment of Green Hydrogen Project.
While giving a briefing to Provincial Minister, it was told that this is the only project of its kind in Pakistan, which will produce 400 MW of green hydro and will be operated by wind and solar energy.
Energy Minister Imtiaz Ahmed Sheikh said that the green hydrogen project will be established at a cost of US 25 million, and will provide employment opportunities to 6,000 people directly and 2,000 people indirectly.
He said that the provincial government had issued a Letter of Intent for the establishment and 7,000 acres of land had been allotted in Gharo in district Thatta for the establishment of the Green Hydrogen Project.
He further said that the Sindh government was working according to its vision for the welfare of the people and providing employment. “The establishment of several projects for obtaining alternative energy shows the efforts of the Sindh government,” he added.
Ms. Zheng Lei To, CEO of China State Grid, Naheed Memon, CEO of Oracle Energy, Energy Secretary Abu Bakar Madani, Director Alternate Energy Imtiaz Shah were present in the meeting. (PR)