US to Fund Pakistan Wind Project

The U.S. government, Pakistan and the U.S.-based power firm AES Corp. have signed an agreement to develop a USD375 million wind power generation project in the Gharo Corridor in the southern Pakistani province of Sindh.

The project is expected to produce up to 150 megawatts of new, clean power that will be delivered to some 600,000 homes, according to the U.S. Department of State’s official blog. It is one of the various projects announced by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during at the U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue in October, Alberto Rodriguez, a spokesperson for the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan, wrote in the blog.

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