Sindh Solar Energy Project

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ESF Forum organized by World Bank (23-24 Jul'24)

ESF Forum organized by World Bank (23-24 May'24)


On May 21st, 2024, the Secretary of Energy headed the 10th Project Steering Committee Meeting held at SED, Karachi.

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The development objective of Sindh Solar Energy Project for Pakistan, aims to increase solar power generation and access to electricity in Sindh Province. This project has four components.
1) The first component, Utility-Scale Solar, aims for identification and development of a series of publicly owned solar parks, and support for the competitive selection of private sector developers through solar auction for the construction of solar power plants in the solar parks.
2) The second component, Distributed Solar, aims for procurement and installation of solar PV systems and associated energy management systems on rooftops and other available space on and around public sector buildings.
3) The third component, Solar Home Systems, aims for deployment of affordable SHSs in prioritized areas with low or no access to […]

News & Events The Sindh government has asked for the World Bank’s assistance in developing two solar parks in the province to generate up to 890 megawatts of clean electricity for the benefit of the people. Energy Minister Imtiaz Ahmed Shaikh made… The Sindh government has announced to provide at least 200,000 solar home systems in rural areas in the Fiscal Year 2019-20. This was announced by Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah while presenting the Sindh Budget for FY 2019-20 at… The government of Pakistan and World Bank here on Wednesday signed a Financing Agreement worth $ 100.0 million for “Sindh Solar Energy Project” with the objective to increase solar power generation and access to electricity in Sindh Province. The… Sindh Energy Minister Imtiaz Ahmed Sheikh on Thursday said that the Sindh Solar Energy Project (SEEP) of the Sindh Government, which was being executed with assistance of the World Bank, would be helpful in achieving the goal of 100… Sindh government is going to set up the first ever ‘400 MW Solar Power Park' in District Jamshoro under its World Bank supported ‘Sindh Solar Energy Project (SSEP), through auctions. Project Director (PD) SSEP Mehfooz Ahmad Qazi told Business Recorder that… Sabhagi Dablo rushes me to the courtyard of her mud brick home. There, she proudly points towards a large blue and white panel that sticks out rather awkwardly from its surrounding. “I sold my goat and bought a solar… Pakistan is entering into a new era of attracting power projects through competitive bidding to provide cheaper electricity to end-consumers, as Sindh government is all set to auction the first-ever project through the bidding process by March 2020. To… Karachi: The Sindh Energy department in the presence of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Friday signed an agreement with private firms to launch the World Bank sponsored $105 million Sindh Solar Energy Project (SSEP). The signing…

Development Objective

The Development Objective is to increase solar power generation and access to electricity in Sindh Province.

Project Details

Project ID


Mehfooz Ahmed Qazi
Project Director




South Asia

Last Update Date

May 19, 2021



Approval Date

(as of board presentation)

June 14, 2018

Fiscal Year 3


Closing Date

September 29, 2023

Total Project Cost

US$ 105.00 million

Approval Date

June 14, 2018

Commitment Amount

US$ 100.00 million

Closing Date

September 29, 2023 

Environmental Category