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Financial burden delaying mega hydropower projects

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article image STAFF REPORTER LHR: Wapda has showed its concern that the authority has been facing tremendous difficulties in discharging its mandated role due to financial constraints. The meeting, presided over by chairman Zafar Mahmood, observed Wapda at present has the mandate of development of water storage capacity and hydel power generation in the country. Wapda is now being treated like other IPPs for tariff determination and the present mechanism for power tariff determination for Wapda…Read More

CNG for vehicle: Blessing or burden

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THE CONSUMPTION of natural gas for non-industrial purposes is fairly high in Pakistan. Transport and household consumers do not make any positive impact on GDP, however, put a heavy burden on natural gas reserve. If you see the pattern of natural gas consumption in developed countries, you would find that more gas is being consumed in industries.Industries like fertilizers, power plants and refineries require a sufficient amount of gas. These industries are facing acute shortage of gas which is…Read More