NA: (Energy experts vowed to emulate green Initiatives at Parliament)March 7, 2016
ISLAMABAD: In quest for emulating solarisation of Pakistan’s Parliament building, energy experts from public and private sectors have started visiting the “Saviour of Energy Scarcity” – The Solar Power Plant of Parliament House.
Since inauguration on February 23, 2016, the Solar Power Panels Site has attracted immense attention from energy experts and environmentalists across the country, says a press statement issued by the National Assembly Secretariat here on Tuesday.
The delegates were informed that under the leadership of Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, the project was completed in a shortest span of time with Chinese assistance. The delegates also received comprehensive briefing regarding installation of revolutionary “Net-Metering” license which has enabled Pakistan’s Parliament to feed excess electricity into the national grid.
The installation of solar power plant in aesthetically designed Parking of the Parliament’s building is being highly appreciated by energy experts, environmentalists and authorities of different government organizations.
The delegates expressed deep admiration for vision of the Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq who steered the idea of powering Parliament’s building by solar energy and added that both public and private sectors should emulate Parliament’s initiative in producing energy from alternate renewable energy resources.
Being the first Parliament in the World to go green, Parliament of Pakistan has drastically reduced its carbon footprints and established a fully Green Legislature to have all its electricity needs met by solar power.