Wind power is the conversion of wind energy into a useful form of energy, such as using wind turbines to make electricity, wind mills for mechanical power, wind pumps for pumping water or drainage, or sails to propel ships. Wind energy corridor of Gharo with 60 km wide and 180 km long up to Hyderabad with average speed of 10 m/sec has huge potential to play a vital role in ensuring all-round development and growth of economy of a nation.
The escalating cost of diesel and electricity can be o set by setting wind pumps to run tube-well for extracting water from the ground for irrigation purposes.
Many international companies have already shown keen interest in establishing wind turbines to make electricity. A 5 MW windh power plant established by Zorlu energy Pakistan of has already started producing electricity.
Al-Tawarqi Steel of Saudi Arabia is also in process of establishing pilot wind power plant at its site at port Qasim. The growing demand of energy in the economy of the country and availability of adequate natural resource reflects investment opportunities for the investors.