ISLAMABAD: Former member WAPDA Sardar Tariq has said that there are tremendous opportunities for investment in energy sector for power generation. Talking to Radio Pakistan, Sardar Tariq said that keeping in view the energy demand, potentials and resources for energy generation, Pakistan is one of the main countries that present greater opportunities in energy sector. He said that Pakistan has up to 65,000 MW hydro-power potentials while only 7,000MW have been capitalized.

"Similarly, there are countries that produce 60-70 per cent energy from coal. Pakistan, on the other hand, has produced only 1 per cent so far," he said.

Tariq added that the solar power potentials in Pakistan are so great that it can produce 10,000 times more energy than country's total requirement while wind energy is another field that can be beneficial for this purpose.