World’s largest wind turbine maker Vestas has shown keen interest in establishing a wind turbine manufacturing factory in Pakistan.
This was revealed in a meeting of delegation of Vestas Company led by Danish ambassador Rolf Holmboe with Federal Minister for Power and Petroleum Omar Ayub Khan. Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Petroleum Nadeem Babar and Secretary Power Division Irfan Ali also participated in the meeting.
Vestas has already started work on exploring the feasibilities for the project. The company will work on exploring the establishment of manufacturing facilities along with transfer of technology.
As of 2019 Vestas has installed over 66,000 wind turbines for a capacity of 100 GW in over 80 countries on five continents. As of January 2019 the company has built production facilities in more than 12 countries, among them China, Spain and the United States. Vestas employs 24,400 people globally.