Lahore (Muhammad Yasir)
The Pakistan Solar Association (PSA) commemorated a year filled with significant milestones during its Annual General Meeting held on September 30, 2023, at the PSA headquarters in Lahore. The meeting was a testament to PSA’s dedication to addressing key issues related to net metering and its unwavering stance against the imposition of the GST on solar products. These accomplishments underscore PSA’s steadfast commitment to the advancement of the solar energy industry in Pakistan.
Chaired by Mr. Amir Chaudry, Chairman of PSA, the meeting centered around the pivotal role of solar energy in Pakistan’s progress and the urgent necessity to cultivate a clean and green energy ethos throughout the nation.
Mr. Amir Chaudry shared the association’s visionary goals, stating, “Our vision is to transform Pakistan into a hub of clean and green energy. The solar energy sector not only holds the potential to mitigate energy shortages but also to generate employment opportunities and significantly contribute to the nation’s economic development. By fostering collaboration within our industry, we can expedite the adoption of solar energy solutions and pave the way for a sustainable, resilient, and prosperous Pakistan.”
Attendees at the meeting unanimously recognized the profound significance of solar energy in Pakistan’s energy landscape. They emphasized how harnessing solar power could serve as a transformative solution to mitigate Pakistan’s energy challenges while concurrently mitigating environmental impacts.
During the meeting, PSA members pledged to forge stronger bonds within the solar energy sector. Their collaborative endeavors will encompass policy advocacy, research and development initiatives, and capacity-building programs aimed at ensuring the sustainable growth of the industry.
The Annual General Meeting of PSA concluded with a resolute commitment from all members to work closely with government entities, private sector stakeholders, and civil society to promote the adoption of solar energy and renewable energy technologies and practices throughout Pakistan.
The Pakistan Solar Association (PSA) is a leading organization dedicated to advancing the adoption of solar energy and sustainable practices in Pakistan. PSA is committed to promoting solar energy as a viable and environmentally friendly solution to Pakistan’s energy needs while supporting the growth of the solar energy industry. The association actively engages in advocacy, research, and capacity-building initiatives to create a brighter and more sustainable energy future for Pakistan.