Week in SAARC: AleaSoft collaborates with PGCIL for solar energy forecasting and World Bank Supports Clean and Green Power in Pakistan

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AleaSoft collaborates with PGCIL for solar energy forecasting

AleaSoft collaborates with Power Grid Corporation of India, as a provider of solar and wind energy forecasting. PGCIL is India’s Central Transmission Utility (CTU) and the country’s largest electricity power transmission company. AleaSoft offers to Power Grid generation forecasting for wind and solar power stations in the short term, including forecasts for next week, next days and next hours, with several granularities. At the moment, the stations from which AleaSoft obtains forecasts are located in the states Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh in the South region and Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh in the West region.

World Bank Supports Clean and Green Power in Pakistan

The World Bank Board of Directors today approved a $700 million additional financing to help Pakistan generate low-cost, renewable energy to provide affordable electricity supply to millions of users. This support for one of country’s longer-term development priorities comes as the World Bank is also working with the federal and provincial governments to prepare and respond to the immediate challenge of the COVID-19 outbreak. The additional financing for Dasu Hydropower Stage I Project willfinance the transmission line to complete the first phase of the Dasu hydropower plant that will install 2,160 MW capacity along the main Indus River. Plans for Stage II expansion will double the installed capacity to 4,320MW, making Dasu the largest hydropower plant in the country.

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