The Pakhtunkwa Energy Development Organization’s (PEDO) will implement the Asian Development Bank funded ‘Access to Clean Energy’ project worth Rs4.34bn.
Under the project 8000 schools, 187 Basic Health Units and 4000 mosques in 25 districts of the province will be energised by solar energy. The program would help reduce the cost of electricity as well as load shedding in the province.
A special meeting of the board of directors of PEDO discussed the further plan of action for the project The meeting chaired by Board Chairman Nisar Mohammad Khan and attended by Secretary Energy and Power Mohammad Zubair Khan, Additional Secretary Finance Akhtar Saeed Turk, Additional Secretary Home Nasrullah, Chief Executive PEDO Engr. Naeem Khan, President Sarhad Chamber of Commerce Maqsoodan Anwar Pervaiz, Dr. Hassan Nasir, Musavir Shah, Abdul Siddique, Arbab Khudada, General Manager Hydle PEDO Zakhid Akhtar Sabri and General Manager (GM) Solar, Taj Mohammad.