Karachi – Karachi is all set to host the 17th World Wind Energy Conference-2018 (WWEC) as the city is going to welcome most distinguished names from all over the world who promote the cause of consuming renewable energy resources for upkeep of the entire green planet and its people. The World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) will hold the 17th World Wind Energy Conference-2018 at a hotel in Karachi from 28 to 30 November 2018.
It's the first time Pakistan is going to host such an internationally recognized conference on renewable energy. Around 600 domestic and foreign delegates will attend the 17th WWEC.
Speaking at a press conference on Monday, Country Representative Pakistan of WWEA Zeeshan Ashfaq said that Karachi had been chosen as venue of the upcoming international conference as the city was not only financial hub of the country but it was also capital of Sindh province of Pakistan that was hub of power generation in Pakistan on basis of alternative power resources.
WWEA Secretary General Stefan Gsaenger underlined the various benefits of wind power and renewable for socio-economic development of all countries around the world beyond climate change mitigation, communities, and businesses alike to flourish based on 100 per cent renewable energy economy. It will increase their resilience, autonomy, and prosperity, he said.