Pakistan is one of a number of countries that cannot serve electricity to its whole country on a daily basis. As such, and especially with its good solar resources, it’s another country ideally set up to leapfrog the dirty energy options of the past and jump right to solar power (something I focused on in the CNBC/Harvard Business Review interview above). Here’s more on Pakistan’s extreme electricity needs, solar potential, and solar plans from AFP:
[repostus hash=36d64b4bf40cd907c977f759116e253b title=Energy-starved%20Pakistan%20eyes%20solar%20power host=AFP short=18gNa]
Don't want to miss a cleantech story? Sign up for daily news updates from CleanTechnica on email. Or follow us on Google News!
Have a tip for CleanTechnica, want to advertise, or want to suggest a guest for our CleanTech Talk podcast? Contact us here.