This document is intended as a guide for international developers and solar investors who are considering investing in Pakistan, including an overview of Pakistan and its electricity market, the solar potential, progress in the solar market to date, the process for developing a solar project in Pakistan and the main institutions both provincial and federal that will be involved in the process, provision of key tax considerations for developers, the remaining challenges in the solar market in Pakistan and recommendations for developers.
The government of Jordan launched an aggressive national strategy to increase production of privately financed, commercial scale renewable energy. Yet by aggregating seven small, individual solar power projects into a single, standardized financing structure, the Seven Sisters, the country was able spread costs, shorten timelines, and ultimately attract the necessary financing and developers to make the effort a reality.
The objective of this guidebook is to enhance the reader’s understanding of how to successfully develop, finance, construct, and operate utility-scale solar PV power plants. The guidebook focuses on aspects of project development that are specific to solar. From this perspective it covers all aspects of the overall project development process including site identification, plant design, energy yield, permits and licenses, contractual arrangements and financing. This guide covers the key building blocks to developing a successful utility-scale solar power project.
L’objectif de ce guide est de permettre au lecteur de mieux comprendre comment développer, financer, construire et exploiter avec succès des centrales solaires PV marchandes. Il cible les promoteurs de projets entrant sur le marché, et est destiné à être une source de référence pour les entrepreneurs, les investisseurs, les décideurs publics et autres parties prenantes travaillant sur des projets PV sur les marchés émergents.