Govt working to generate affordable electricity: Omar Ayub August 12, 2020

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Govt working to generate affordable electricity: Omar Ayub August 12, 2020

ISLAMABAD- Minister for Power Omar Ayub says the government is working to generate indigenous, affordable electricity to reduce dependency on foreign sources by 2030.

Addressing a media briefing along with Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhary, he said under the new Renewable Energy Policy, the government has planned to increase the share of renewable energy in power generation to 30 per cent by 2030.

Speaking on the occasion, Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhary said the new Renewable Energy Policy will help reduce electricity price in the country.

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Petroleum Division Nadeem Babar said a committee consisting of provincial members will decide the renewable energy resources of producing electricity in each provinc