A Chinese company is to set up a 50 MW wind energy project in Gharo, some 60 kilometers from Karachi. HydroChina International Engineering Company Limited Vice-president Wang Youngqiang said the estimated cost of the project was $120 million. Wang said on a recent visit to Pakistan, the project had been initiated by HydroChina Dawood Power Limited(HDPPL) a jointly incorporated company.
Wang said the project was a symbol of China-Pakistan friendship and that it would start functioning by June 2015. He said the project would help generate jobs for local people. He also said the company was also thinking of initiating nine more similar projects of 50MW each, owing to good prospects of wind energy projects.