Sino-Pak Agree to Cooperate in Renewable Energy Field

China and Pakistan agree to cooperate in both wind and biomass technology development beginning with the importation of fifty 500w Chinese-made micro-scale wind turbines

Published: 30-Dec-2004

lass=newsDetails>Pakistan Council of Renewable Energy Technology (PCRET) and Chinese Academy of Agriculture Mechanization Sciences (CAAMS) have signed the accord to enhance cooperation in the field of renewable energy and other related spheres.

A 4-member PCRET delegation is on the visit of China from December 5 to 25.

Director General PCRET Dr Pervez Akhtar and Vice President CAAMS Xuan Hong signed documents to this effect.

PCRET has decided to import 50 sets of 500w wind generators from CAAMS and complete their installation before June next year.

It will also import another 10 sets of 1KW wind generators from CAAMS before May, 2005 on subsidized rates.

Both sides agreed that CAAMS would help in identifying reputed wind-turbine manufacturers and facilitate a joint venture with Telephone Industry of Pakistan (TIP)/ PCRET on manually agreed terms and condition by manufacturers of two countries.

They agreed to submit for the 17th Pakistan-China S&T protocol, proposals in the fields of Wind-hybrid technology, Joint Venture in Biomass, particularly gasification of agro-residues and initiation of joint project between CAAMS and PCRET for exchange of scientists.

Two sides also agreed that PCRET would serve as focal point for promotion, maintenance and follow up services to the selected products that would be installed in Pakistan.

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