Tag: energy

ADB and AFD committed to supporting Pakistan in energy crisis

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Agency Francaise de Development (AFD) has approved over $400 million in loans to support Pakistan’s efforts to offer a more reliable and secure energy sector. ADB aid of $300 million, the third such loan under the Sustainable Energy Sector Reform programme, the bank’s total financing to $1 billion […]…Read More

Modern Energy Management involvement in Hawa wind farm

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Pakistan’s Hawa wind farm with over 1 GW of wind capacity scheduled to be built in the country by 2018. Modern Energy Management will provide project management services for Hawa wind farm. Management (MEM) is engaged to provide project management services during construction of the 50-MW Hawa wind farm in the Sindh Valley, Pakistan. Management […]…Read More

Pakistan holds capacity to generate electricity from solar energy

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Pakistan has the capacity to produce 2.324 million megawatts (MW) electricity annually through solar energy and Photovoltaic (PV) system. Pakistan can generate more electricity from solar energy than other countries of the world including India, Germany, Spain, and China due to its geographic location. Researcher has said in his report that Pakistan can produce one-third […]…Read More

Use of non-renewable energy resources highlighted

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The speakers at a seminar organized by Pakistan Engineering Congress (PEC) to mark World Environment Protection Day said that Industrial revolution, intensive farming, land clearing and use of non-renewable resources such as natural gas, oil, and coal have caused an abrupt rise in temperature globally. People feel less threat by the phenomenon of terrorism than […]…Read More

CPEC shelved 1250mw energy projects

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Independent power producers’ mode set for financing China Sunec, Salt Range, Zonergy plants Though Pakistan is experiencing electricity shortage, however, three energy projects have been shelved, one of 1250 megawatts proposed to completed under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) according to official documents. Pakistan Today disclosed three energy projects – China Sunec wind power generation, […]…Read More

UNIDO to facilitate Pakistan in employing renewable energy resources

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article image ISLAMABAD: United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) representative, Esam Alqararah, said that Pakistan has a great potential in various diverse fields, especially in the renewable He elaborated that there were a number of localities in Pakistan where residents could easily generate electricity by putting a small turbine in the water flowing in rivers and their tributaries, and they will have no need to get connected with any grid station…Read More

Pak students to conduct energy research in US

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article image ISLAMABAD: The United States (US) and Pakistani officials have recognize 33 Pakistani graduate students and two faculty members who will soon travel to the United States to spend a semester at Arizona State University and Oregon State University, says an embassy statement issued here. During their exchange programme, which is funded by the US Agency for International Development, these individuals will conduct research relating to Pakistan’s most…Read More

UNIDO launches sustainable energy project

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article image ISLAMABAD: United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) on Tuesday launched a project, Sustainable Energy Initiative for industries aimed at helping the industrial sector to explore options of alternative energy for industrial sector development in Pakistan. The launching ceremony was attended by stakeholders both from the industrial sector and senior officials of the Ministry of Industries and Production, besides representatives of the…Read More

Pakistan needs to improve energy, security to boost growth

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article image ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Monday said that further improvements in energy supply, higher infrastructure investments, and an improved security environment will help push up Pakistan’s economic growth over the next two years. In supplement to its flagship Asian Development Outlook (ADO 2016) released in March, the ADB updated its growth forecasts for the region in the context of market shocks from the Brexit vote, saying the growth in Asia and the Pacific’s…Read More

4,321 schools to be shifted on solar energy

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The Government of Punjab resolute to shift at least 4,321 schools on solar energy. The provincial government has decided a plan to adapt solar energy at the schools with no electricity. Officials told that work on project worth Rs1413 million will soon be initiated. According to the authorities, eightt firms have qualified for the project. Shehbaz Sharif Punjab Chief Minister had announced to shift as many as 5000 schools on solar energy. He stated that it’s the need…Read More