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Non-engineers trained on biomass gasification tech

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The UNIDO in collaboration with NUST has organised a training workshop on biomass gasification technologies at NUST. The activity was conducted under the UNIDO-GEF project Promoting Sustainable Energy Production and Use from Biomass in Pakistan’ as part of a series of training and awareness raising workshops aimed at enhancing the knowledge base of biomass gasification in Pakistan. This particular training workshop was designed as a one-day training initiative…Read More

Workshop on biomass gasification techs held at NUST

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: UNIDO in collaboration with the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) has recently organized a training workshop on biomass gasification technologies at NUST. The activity was conducted under the UNIDO-GEF 'Promoting Sustainable Energy Production and Use from Biomass in Pakistan' project as part of a series of training and awareness raising workshops aimed at enhancing the knowledge base of biomass gasification in the country. The event was designed…Read More

Survey for biomass research underway

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STAFF REPORT HYD: A collaborative effort to collect biomass from Sindh has been instigated by National University of Science and Technology (NUST) and Sindh Agriculture University (SAU). The objectives eyes on conducting and research towards biofuels in general and biomass in particular. Initially biomass will be collected from 13 districts of Sindh. The data acquisition will be done by the help of Global Positioning System (GPS). The surveying areas of Sindh include Hyderabad, Kambar…Read More

Survey for biomass research underway

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article image STAFF REPORT HYD:A collaborative effort to collect biomass from Sindh has been instigated by National University of Science and Technology (NUST) and Sindh Agriculture University (SAU). The objectives eyes on conducting and research towards biofuels in general and biomass in particular. Initially biomass will be collected from 13 districts of Sindh. The data acquisition will be done by the help of Global Positioning System (GPS). The surveying areas of Sindh include Hyderabad, Kambar…Read More

Biomass energy potential in Pakistan

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article image Pakistan is experiencing a severe energy crisis these days which is resulting in adverse long-term economic and social problems. The electricity and gas shortages have directly impacted the common man, industry and commercial activities. The high cost of energy mix is the main underlying reason behind the power crisis. The main fuel for the local power industry is natural gas, however, due to the continued depletion of this source and demands elsewhere the power generation companies are…Read More

Biomass energy potential in Pakistan

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Pakistan is experiencing a severe energy crisis these days which is resulting in adverse long-term economic and social problems. The electricity and gas shortages have directly impacted the common man, industry and commercial activities. The high cost of energy mix is the main underlying reason behind the power crisis. The main fuel for the local power industry is natural gas, however, due to the continued depletion of this source and demands elsewhere the power generation companies are now…Read More

UNIDO promoting biomass gasification

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Power generation from biomass gasification could help meet a significant portion of Pakistan’s industrial energy needs, and we should take more initiatives to minimize the increasing burden on the national power grid. Federal Minister of Information, Senator Pervez Rasheed, said this while speaking as the chief guest at the recently held inception workshop of a new project for promotion of biomass gasification technology by the United Nations Industrial…Read More

Energy future lies in biomass promotion

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The persistent energy crisis is crippling the national economy as majority of small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) have difficulties in accessing modern energy services due to the frequent electricity supply interruption in the country. Therefore, UNIDO’s Biomass Project seeks to address the energy crisis and run the SMEs especially in rural areas. These views were expressed at the recently held Inception Workshop of the UNIDO/GEF Project "Promoting…Read More