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Present govt committed to tapping much of 2.9 million MW solar power in Pakistan, Mushahidullah

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Staff Report Isb: Federal Minister for Climate Change, Senator Mushahidullah Khan, said that utilizing massive potential of renewable energy, particularly solar energy, can help tackle nerve-twisting energy crisis in Pakistan and the present PMLN-led government is committed to it. "Tackling energy crisis is top priority of the present government. For, it is vital for achieving economic growth, alleviating poverty, boosting agriculture and industrial output," Mushahidullah Khan…Read More

Present govt committed to tapping much of 2.9 million MW solar power in Pakistan, says Senator Mushahidullah Khan

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article image Press Release: Federal Minister for Climate Change, Senator Mushahidullah Khan, said that utilizing massive potential of renewable energy, particularly solar energy, can help tackle nerve-twisting energy crisis in Pakistan and the present PMLN-led government is committed to it. "Tackling energy crisis is top priority of the present government. For, it is vital for achieving economic growth, alleviating poverty, boosting agriculture and industrial output," Mushahidullah Khan…Read More

Experts for tapping Pak, Turkey education expertise

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STAFF REPORT ISB: An exclusive discussion on "Higher Education and Current Trends in Turkey" has recently been held by the Rumi Forum, an international intercultural and peaceful coexistence organization, at its Islamabad Center. M. Ahsan Raja, Secretary Education and Training, was the chief guest. Prof. Dr. Serif Ali Tekalan, Rector, Fatih University (Istanbul), delivered the speech. Highlighting the increasing availability of state and private higher education scholarships such as…Read More

Experts stress need for tapping blogs potential for progress

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The rapid creation and consumption of social media contents continues to drive the evolution of Internet and the web. Social media content now accounts for the majority of content published round the clock on the web. As the space evolves, researchers and industrial practitioners find themselves at a key point for collaborating on research, implementation and deployment of a wide range of analyses and applications. Experts expressed these views at a seminar titled &…Read More

Best tapping the energy resources

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article image With the advent of winter especially progressive and prosperous nations have their own agendas; shopping for the new season, resetting their home interiors, warm clothing, and so on and so forth. On the other hand, in Pakistan, the agenda is the one and the same, prepare for the misery that lies forth the whole three or four months. Television campaigns will start conveying the message to warm yourselves up with warm clothes, dry fruits, rubbing your hands together, constant rocking and…Read More

Tapping untapped women entrepreneurship

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With the gradual patronage of society and the government, the culture of women entrepreneurs has started promoting in Pakistan. This segment of the society, remained literally non-productive towards economy in the past courtesy our social and cultural values, has too started proving its entrepreneurial potential. What the developed world has reaped in terms of national development and growth has an equal share of women entrepreneurs. Though the concept of women entrepreneurs in Pakistan is…Read More

Tapping renewable energy resources needed

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan has enormous resources of renewable and non-renewable energy sources. One of the largest coal fields in Pakistan has reserves of more than 175 billion tons exceeding those in some major oil generating countries. Pakistan has a great potential for wind energy yet power generation using wind energy is still in the initial stages. About 100,000MW of energy can be generated using solar sources and 41,000-45,000MW through hydel power generation. Despite all these…Read More

Tapping of sunlight for power generation

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article image By Sirfraz KhanSUNLIGHT ENERGY on a clear day which falls on the surface of Pakistan on an area of one square meter is near about 1000 watts or one kWatt.Thus on a square kilometer area it amounts to one million kilowatts. While installing solar panels 50 per cent area is lost thus only 500,000 square meter area is available. Although these days 20 per cent panel efficiency is normal for conversion of sun light to solar power, I take 15 per cent efficiency and calculate the power available…Read More

Business circles for tapping alternate energy

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The scientific and business community of Pakistan, at a recently held seminar, has urged the government to invest in alternative energy resources like bio-diesel, coal and solar power to overcome the energy crisis.The seminar was arranged by the LCCI in collaboration with the Institute of Research Promotion (IRP) and National Forum for environment and health (NFEH) in connection with the World Environment Day 2013.On the occasion, President LCCI Farooq Iftikhar said that some…Read More

Tapping the solar energy in Pakistan

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article image ALMOST EVERY technology for generating heat requires a sufficient amount of heat to get the desired efficiencies. There are number of techniques to generate electricity from heat. One of the cheapest methods is the solar power. It is the conversion of sunlight into electricity, two methods are mostly used for this conversion, photovoltaics (PV) or concentrated solar power (CSP). The output temperatures of non-concentrating solar collectors are limited to temperatures below 200 °C. Therefore,…Read More