In total, around 17,045 megawatts
of energy would be generated through early harvest prioritized as well as actively promoted China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects all across the country to overcome energy crisis, bolstering economic activities and promote growth.
Considering that each megawatt
means $1 million in investment, sustainable economic growth will require at least $4 billion annually just to keep supply in line with demand, according to the government's own figures.
If the project is built, it will at least temporarily set a record as the largest wind farm in the world, its 130 turbines producing 420 megawatts
In a report by Seattle's KING-5 television earlier this year, BPA said Longview Fibre was selling electricity to other users in the region for as much as US$$200 per megawatt
, but buying it under its contract with BPA for only US$$22 per megawatt
We decreased the amount of electricity by almost six-tenths of a megawatt
per square foot or six megawatts
total," Gilbert said.
Pakistan will benefit to the tune of 1,000 megawatt
of electricity import through this project while Afghanistan will get 300 megawatt
with latter country also keeping open the possibility of transmitting this extra power to Pakistan.
As per NTDC statistics the existing system has 24953 megawatt
installed capacity of power with the break up that 6902 megawatt
electricity is generated from hydropower source, 7880 megawatt
from thermal public 195 megawatt
from IPP hydro, 9083 from IPP thermal, 787 megawatt
from nuclear energy and 106 megawatt
from wind energy.
Gore Bay businessman Rick Gagnon says the sheer volume of proposals from the private sector that responded to the province's invitation for new sources of renewable power-worth an estimated 4,400 megawatts
of potential energy--is proof positive that "there is a huge interest in green energy, specifically wind.
Private investors have asked for Government authorization to install a series of generator plants which could, when fully operative, generate 2,000 additional megawatts
daily, reports DR1 Daily News (April 6, 2000):
They must do that in the form of a request for proposal (RFP) asking for competitive bids on a major project of more than 400 to 500 megawatts
to help kick-start the wind energy industry in Ontario, he says.
But the new report predicted a daily power shortage averaging nearly 5,000 megawatts
, while the ISO's earlier report forecast that the deficit would be whittled down from 3,674 megawatts
per day in June to 666 megawatts