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PMU Energy Department

The Government of the Punjab(GOP) and Punjab Energy Department has established Project Management Unit (PMU), comprising of highly skilled staff from different areas of expertise. The aim of the PMU is to enhance the capacity of Energy Department and to support energy department in developing the following:

  • Developing effective energy polices to ensure security of Energy, resulting in Industrial and economical growth in Punjab
  • Planning Economically and socially viable projects
  • Supporting other departments such as Schools Education and irrigation departments etc. in energy related matters
  • Supporting Energy Department in Asian Development Bank Clean energy project based on performance based lending
  • Solarization of 20,000 Schools and 2500 basic Health Units
  • Developing environment policies for controlling smog issue in Major Cities of Punjab
  • Establishing highly effective and efficient Monitoring and Control strategies

News & Highlights

Punjab’s power consumption is 68%, with a demand growth of 6-8% per annum. Punjab is currently facing both electricity and gas load shedding with a demand and supply gap of 4000 MW.

The Energy Department was established in July, 2011 on the initiative of Chief Minister Punjab, Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, as a response to the energy crisis and to spearhead Punjab Government’s efforts to exploit its energy sources and initiate power projects in the public and private sector.

The future 10-year power generation program is expected to provide for a total generation of around 17,000 MW at a cost of around PKR 2 Trillion. It is forecasted that Punjab Energy Department will be able to make Punjab self-sufficient in its energy demand by 2030.

Our Vision & Mission 

“To enhance Punjab Energy security and fuel economic growth by creating an environment that reliably meet the energy demands of all sectors of Punjab’s economy through a sustainable and affordable energy mix and its efficient use”

About Us

Project Management Unit is a newly established department which was founded on May 2017. PMU consists of highly experienced professionals in the field of Renewable Energy, Power, Environment, Monitoring and Evaluation, Law, Procurement and Finance. These professionals are working to develop projects and polices based on best international and national practices. PMU staff is currently introducing innovative working methodologies to increase productivity.


In Focus

Punjab Solarization School Program South is an initiative of Government of Punjab under the vision of Honorable Chief Minister Punjab, the project has the objective to install energy efficient fans and light bulbs, powered by hybrid solar PV systems on 10,861 schools in Punjab. The project shall facilitate students and increase enrollment. This will provide students with access to uninterrupted supply of electricity in 10,861 schools in South Punjab.


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Solar System Installations in Southern Punjab

May 15th, 2018|

Punjab Solarization School Program, Southern Punjab – Installations have started in Package 5, 6 and 8. Equipment from China has started arriving in the warehouses, and the installation teams are currently coordinating and installing solar systems on Schools in the districts of Khanewal and Bahawalpur.

CDM Stakeholder Session Meeting

February 4th, 2018|

Ramada Hotel, Multan,  – All stakeholders meeting was conducted to appraise the stakeholders of the environmental benefits of solar and to get feedback from the them on their concerns, regarding the Punjab Solarization School Program South. Topics such as global warming and its harmful impacts were discussed.  […]

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