Enviroman says, "Kudos to you, Pakistan."
Definitions of Kudos on the Web: a singular Greek word meaning praise.
Why praise Pakistan? According to the Daily Times, Pakistan will have 9,700 megawatts of electricity by 2030 through renewable energy projects based on wind, solar, micro-hydel, fuel cell, tidal, oceanic and bio gas. By June 2006, the Alternate Energy Development Board (AEDB) would ensure the installation of 100mw wind power plants at Keti Bandar and Gharo in Sindh and 700mw plants by 2010.
Mr Hamid of the AEDB said that by 2030 the renewable energy would be five percent of the total power generated in Pakistan. He said solar products such as solar lights, fans, cookers and geysers would be developed by the private sector. He said the board had issued letters of intent (LOIs) to 22 national and international companies for generating 1,100mw through wind energy, adding that the AEDB was planning to produce the towers and blades for windmills Pakistan.