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Islamabad buildings to be converted to solar power

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Amid energy crisis, the Ministry of Science and Technology has planned to convert over a dozen Islamabad buildings to solar power. "Pakistan Council of Renewable Energy Technologies has prepared a PC-1 for the Rs613 million Green Public Buildings Project in Islamabad under which 16 buildings on the Constitution Avenue will be partially converted to solar energy," a senior official of the MoST told this scribe. The official said that the project was under…Read More

Thatta villages converted to biogas energy

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Small raw-built biogas units are proving to be the best alternative to the firewood for some of the Thatta villagers who say these mini biogas plants have not only reduced their dependence on firewood but they are also getting quality organic manure for their farmlands.Built and installed by the WWF-Pakistan, these 150 biogas units of six cubic metres each have been providing clean cooking solutions in the villages of Thatta."A small biogas unit is a simple structure with…Read More

49 villages converted on solar energy

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: As many as 3000 homes in 49 villages of Sindh have been energized so far through the use of solar energy under the Rural Electrification Programme.According to an official, the PC-I for electrification of 300 villages of Balochistan have also been approved and will be executed on availability of funds under the programme launched Alternate Energy Development Board (AEDB) for remote areas in the country.The Board has also initiated Parliamentarians Sponsored Village…Read More