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Smoke from commercial units causing pollution in Rawalpindi

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article image ISLAMABAD: Smoke emitting from small factories and commercial units in several areas of Rawalpindi has not only been causing environmental pollution, but also contributing to fatal diseases, reveals a survey report. The Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) has allowed several small factories and commercial units to operate in many areas without keeping a check on their standard operation procedures, as smoke emitting from these units have badly polluted the environment. During a…Read More

Consumers enabled to sell electricity units

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The electricity consumers having surplus power from solar panels or wind systems will be able to sell electricity to distribution companies. The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) approved the Net Metering Regulation, 2015. NEPRA sources said while commenting on the decision, "Net metering regime will enable customers with a three-phase electricity connection to get monetary benefits by offsetting at least a part of their power bills by…Read More

Consumers can sell electricity units now

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The electricity consumers having surplus power from solar panels or wind systems will be able to sell electricity to distribution companies. The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) approved the Net Metering Regulation, 2015. NEPRA sources said while commenting on the decision, "Net metering regime will enable customers with a three-phase electricity connection to get monetary benefits by offsetting at least a part of their power bills by generating…Read More

WAPDA delivers 110.190 million units of electricity

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article image Staff report isb: Three hydel power stations operated by the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) delivered 110.190 million units of hydel electricity to the national grid today as compared to 64.037 million units generated on the same day last year thereby registering an increased contribution of 46.153 million units to the system. This increase in hydel power generation is the result of increased water releases from the dams by IRSA. According to the data, Tarbela…Read More

WAPDA delivers 110.190 million units of electricity

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article image Press Release: Three hydel power stations operated by the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) delivered 110.190 million units of hydel electricity to the national grid today as compared to 64.037 million units generated on the same day last year thereby registering an increased contribution of 46.153 million units to the system. This increase in hydel power generation is the result of increased water releases from the dams by IRSA. According to the data, Tarbela hydel…Read More

Textile sector stresses revival of sick units

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article image STAFF REPORT FSD: Textile entrepreneurs have urged the government to do its utmost for the revival of sick units as yarn consumption at international level is declining and local value-added textile sector can exploit the situation. They said revival of such units would also provide jobs to the jobless if the government provides them with required working capital to take benefit of the GSP Plus status from the EU. They held a meeting to review the situation of the sick units held…Read More

Power outages shut 300 industrial units in Lahore

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The business community has warned the PPP government that annoyance and anger of the masses would swell if it does not ensure resolution of the loadshedding problem which has forced closure of majority of their industrial units."Over 20-hour loadshedding daily has forced more than 300 industrial units in the Lahore Township Industrial Area to close down their operations," said Acting Chairman PIAF Nadir Kamal Osman, Chairman Autoparts Manufacturers and Exporters…Read More

Outsourcing thermal power units ops, repair to multiply cost

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The government’s plan to outsource Operations and Maintenance of its thermal units is under question by certain quarters on the ground that it would increase the cost of electricity and while WAPDA has technical capacity to overhaul these plants then why to involve private sector.At present, the public sector owns 10 powerhouses in addition to hydel and other resources. These plants had a generation capacity of over 4800 megawatt but over the years it depleted and presently…Read More

Goldwind to provide 33 units of wind turbines

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Goldwind Science and Technology Company (Goldwind) ofChina, One of the world’s largest turbine manufacturer, would provide its first wind power project inPakistan with 33 units of GW77/1500 high-temperature Permanent Magnet Direct Drive (PMDD) turbines."An agreement has been signed an agreement with China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) to provide its first wind power project in Pakistan," says a statement issued by Goldwind.The company said that it is Goldwind’s…Read More