Alternative Energy Development Board

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Last updated: 13 May 2013

The Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) was created by the government of Pakistan in 2003. The functions of the Board are to:

  • develop national strategies, policies and plans for the utilization of alternative and renewable energy resources to achieve the targets approved by the Federal Government;
  • to act as a forum for evaluating, monitoring and certifying alternative and renewable energy projects and products; to act as a coordinating agency for the commercial application of alternative and renewable technology;
  • and to facilitate power generation through alternative and renewable energy resources.

AEDB was provided a legal basis by Presidential Ordices in 2005 and 2007. In 2010, the Parliament of Pakistan provided legislative foundations to AEDB through the AEDB Act. 

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