FWEL I Wind Project is a 50MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Sindh, Pakistan. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in April 2015.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 50 50 Active Sindh, Pakistan Foundation Wind Energy-I


The project was developed by Foundation Wind Energy-I and is currently owned by Fauji Fertilizer with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 144,500MWh electricity thereby offsetting 89,214t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $128m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in April 2015.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to National Transmission & Despatch under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.

Contractors Involved

Descon Engineering and Nordex were selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Nordex was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 20 units of N100 (2.5 MW) turbines, each with 2.5MW nameplate capacity.

Nordex is the O&M contractor for the wind power project.

About Foundation Wind Energy-I

Foundation Wind Energy-I Limited (FWEL-I), formerly Beacon Energy Limited, is a renewable energy company. It specializes in the development, investment, and production of power plants and wind energy projects. The company is a 50 MW wind power project located at Khuti Kun New Island in the Taluka Mirpur Sakro of Thatta District. It is one of the three wind power projects of Fauji Foundation. FWEL-I is headquartered in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.


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