BEIJING: China’s renewable energy solutions conglomerate Zonergy has installed four solar power plants free of cost at different buildings of Bahawal-Victoria Hospital in Bahawalpur district of Punjab province.
The plants, having a total peak generation capacity of 325kW, have been installed by the Chinese company free of cost under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) agreement with the government of Punjab, China Economic Net (CEN) reported.
A 40kW solar power plant was set up at the hospital’s blood bank, which caters for the whole region. Other plants were installed at the emergency building and cardiac and kidney centers.
The solar plants also have storage facilities, which will resolve the issue of power outages at the hospital’s critical departments. The administration of the hospital has recognized and appreciated Zonergy for the completion of the project at one of the key hospitals in a relatively less-developed area of Punjab.
Zonergy has completed a 300 megawatts solar power plant project in Bahawalpur under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) initiative. The company will expand the project up to 900 MWs with a total investment of US$1.5 billion. The project caters for the need of 200,000 households and has created 3,000 jobs for Pakistani youth.