“Establishment of PAK-KOREA Testing Facility for Solar & Allied Equipment”


Authority responsible for:

i.                    Sponsoring:

                                 Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), Government of Pakistan

                        Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), Government of Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea

ii.                  Execution:                                     

                               Pakistan Council of Renewable Energy Technologies (PCRET)

                       Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)

iii.                Operation and Maintenance:  Pakistan Council of Renewable Energy Technologies (PCRET)

iv.                Concerned Federal Ministry:  Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of Pakistan

Ø  Project Description

                       The objectives of the subject project are as follows

i.                    Establishment of Testing Laboratory to facilitate the “Introduction of Quality Standards for Import and locally developed Solar PV and allied equipment in Pakistan” as advised by the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC), Ministry of Water & Power and Ministry of Science & Technology. (Annex-IV)

ii.                  To provide a facility to local producers of the Solar PV Modules & Solar Inverters for the testing and maintenance of International Quality Standards.

iii.                Promotion, development and dissemination of Renewable Energy Technologies Applications in the country

iv.                To provide awareness of “Quality/ Safety Standards” in clean renewable energy technologies/ products among the masses; through media campaigns, Seminars/ Workshops etc.

v.                  Enhance technical cooperation/collaboration between Pakistan and Korea in the field of Renewable Energy Technologies.