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Pakistani makes wind energy turbine in Scotland

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: A young entrepreneur has invented a roadside wind turbine that could help harness energy from traffic. On the side of a busy main road leading into Dundee, on the east coast of Scotland, a small wind turbine spins in the wind of passing cars and trucks. As it rotates, it charges a battery that is below the ground. This is the prototype of an invention by Sanwal Muneer, a young entrepreneur from Pakistan, which has received funding from Shell and won an…Read More

Small scale gas turbine jet engine developed indigenously

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article image Most of us would have surely seen supersonic jets cruising in the high skies with speeds greater than the speed of sound. Their terrifying sound and excellent maneuverability have always fascinated us but the question which provoked my curiosity since childhood was that what those covert forces are which enable this magnificent flight. Flying like birds have been a very old dream of mankind which became a reality when we understood the basic forces of nature like lift, drag and…Read More

Nordex to install 50MW turbine

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Nordex has received a 50MW order from Fauji Foundation for a project in the province of Sindh, and this project will use Nordex’s N100 turbine.According to details, the order is for 20 N100/2500 turbines to go to the FWEL II project, which will come online next year. It includes a five-year service agreement.Nordex will build the project together with Pakistani engineering company Descon. The Fauji Foundation is a charitable trust set up for ex-servicemen and their dependents…Read More

Hydro power plant set up on Kaplan Turbine

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article image STAFF REPORT PSR: The Directorate of Science and Technology (DoST) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has launched a project under its developmental scheme titled Establishment of Design Facilitation and Training center (DFandTC) which is the first micro-hydro plant of its type in Pakistan.According to details, it has been installed on an irrigation canal in district Mardan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, having the generation capacity of 29.7 KVA.The main feature of this hydro plant is its capacity of providing…Read More

Szabist installs first local power turbine

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistani university Szabist has successfully installed the country’s first indigenously designed and locally fabricated wind turbine at its Gharo Research Centre."The turbine was fabricated in Pakistan by using almost 85 per cent local components," said Dr Imran Amin, head of the project while giving details to the media. "It costs around Rs1.2 million."Dr Amin refused to give the cost estimates as the price has not been as yet. He, however, compared that…Read More

Tapping wind turbine technology

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article image IN MODERN world there are many new ways to produce everything in our country we are facing big challenge in production of energy. Energy can be reproduce by using various methods. One form of energy is electricity which is an important need to move the wheel of development and advancement of any country. Pakistan is one of the developing countries and facing shortfall of electricity. A low cost conventional solution can be the wind turbine. Its basic theory is interesting for engineering…Read More

Man develops Pakistans first automatic horizontal wind turbine

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: A Taxila-based man has developed Pakistan's first and world's second horizontal six-blade automatic wind turbine for generating wind power.Ch. Akhtar who never attended any college or university has successfully launched over 500 international standard turbines. This wind turbine is supported by the first time introduced long feed speed governor and country's first multi-stage generator, both also developed by Taxila-based Ch Mohammed Akhtar, who runs his private workshop near…Read More

Vestas gets 50MW turbine for Pakistan

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has received an order from the Turkish Zorlu Energy Group for 28 of Vestas' V90-1.8 MW turbines for its 50MW wind power project in Nooriabad in the Jimphir region of Pakistan."The contract comprises supply of the wind turbines, supervision of the installation on site, commissioning as well as a VestasOnline® Business SCADA system and a two-year service and availability agreement," says a statement issued by the Vestas.The…Read More