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Chinese Investment in Pakistan’s Budding Wind Industry Is Showing Returns

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Pakistan is beginning to reap the benefits of Chinese investment in renewable energy infrastructure, with the opening of the first wind power project constructed as part of the huge China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, aimed at overhauling the country’s transport and energy systems. The nearly 50 megawatt wind farm is located on over 680 […]

July 17, 2017 Read More →

Sri Lanka Cancels Coal Plant; Chinese Company Pulls out of Coal Plant in Pakistan

By Shihar Aneez for Reuters: Sri Lanka will cancel plans for a 500 megawatt Indian-built coal-fired power plant at its strategic eastern port city of Trincomalee and will instead opt for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) power plant, a cabinet minister said late on Tuesday. Chandima Weerakkody, Sri Lanka’s petroleum minister, said President Maithripala Sirisena […]

May 19, 2016 Read More →