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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

CPEC generate over 30,000 jobs

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China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) early harvest projects have created direct employment for over 30,000 Pakistani engineers and workers, official data revealed. Total 38,000 jobs, under early harvest projects by the CPEC, around 8,000 or less than 25 percent consumed by Chinese workers according to the planning commission. Energy projects, under the CPEC portfolio, are the […]…Read More

Pakistan can generate 140,000MW solar, wind power

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB:  The energy crisis-hit Pakistan is have energy sources in near future, as according to sources, a fresh USAID report found that Pakistan has about 150,000 MW of wind power potential. One source said it is planning 25,000 MW in wind power installations by 2015.The report also said that one area - the Sindh corridor - has a wind power potential of 40,000 MW while another source says that wind power potential in this area is actually 50,000 MW.However, according to officials,…Read More

Pakistan can generate 2.3m MW thru solar

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan has a potential to generate over 2.324 million megawatts electricity annually through solar system and in this connection industrialists should come forward and contribute in overcoming the energy crisis facing the country. The power generated through solar system can easily meet even the future industrial and domestic energy demand of the country."Pakistan needs to contribute 2,000 MW into the national grid every year and this could only be possible through solar…Read More

9 LoIs issued to generate 228MW solar power

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Ministry of Water and Power has issued nine Letters of Intent (LOIs) to different Solar Independent Power Producers (IPPs) to produce cumulative capacity of 228 MW electricity.A senior official at the Ministry has said that these small and big projects are at various stages of development and once executed would help generate electricity for the national grid and to meet growing demand.Giving a list about projects and details of LOIs holders solar IPPs, the official said these…Read More

3G can generate $5 billion more revenue

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Chairman PTA, Dr. Mohammed Yaseen, has said that for launching the 3G technology Pakistan is facing regulatory, technology and economic challenges. Our market driving factors are high speed integrated and interactive services for which our cellular network is merging towards the 3G and Core and access networks towards IP and NGN Platforms.He expressed these remarks while addressing the recently held 5th Pakistan 2012 Telecommunication conference, organized by Shamrock and was…Read More

Experts for using agri waste to generate power

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article image STAFF REPORT RWP: In order to overcome the energy crisis, the government needs to utilise the agricultural waste to produce bio-ethanol and bio-diesel by installing the plants for the purpose.The experts put forward the suggestions during a recently concluded three-day International Bio-energy Conference organised by Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission (HEC).Dr. Manzoor Hussain Somroo, Chairman Pakistan…Read More

Thar coal deposits to generate 1000MW

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article image MONITORING REPORT IBD: Pakistan can generate at least 1000 MWs out of Thar Coal reserves, however, at least $115 billion are required to materialise this project."Thar contains 175 billion tons reserves of coal, out of which 1000 MW power may be generated for the next 30 years," said Dr Samar Mubarakmand, Member of the Science and Technology Planning Commission, in a recent interview to a private channel.He revealed that the Thar coal project will become operational in December 2013…Read More

CTG willing to invest $15b in Pakistan to generate 10,000MW

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Chinese hydel power giant, China Three Gorges Project Corporation (CTG), has shown its interest in investing over $15 billion for generating 10,000 MW powerPakistan.This was stated by the Chief Executive Officer of China Three Gorges First Wind FarmPakistan, Wang Shenliang, at the ground breaking ceremony of $130 million 50MW wind power plant in Jhimpir Thatta, Sindh. The Chinese company is self financing the wind power project and 1100 MW Kohala hydro power project in the…Read More