Tag: crisis

Biofuel: A Source to Overcome Energy Crisis

| | 3 Comments

article image Biofuels are fuels derived from biomass through various chemical and biological processes. Common biofuel types include bioethanol, biogas, biodiesel and syngas. Depending upon the feedstock and conversion technology used for synthesis of biofuel, it can be differentiate into first generation (produced directly from food crops), second generation (derived from feedstock), third generation biofuel (derived from […]…Read More

Bagasse – An Answer To Pakistan’s Declining Economy And Energy Crisis

| | No Comments

article image Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) is a perennial crop that is cultivated around the world mainly for sugar production. Pakistan, at present, ranks at 5th position in terms of total area production of sugarcane. Although there are several by-products obtained from sugar extraction, our focus here would be on “Bagasse”, an often neglected and mishandled by-product that […]…Read More

Renewable and hydel energy projects to overcome energy crisis

| No Comments

Senator Lt Gen (R) Abdul Qayyum Khan, Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Defense Productions consented that it’s better to have high prices of energy in Pakistan than no energy at all. The senator added while addressing business leaders at the Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industries (FPCCI) that all efforts are lined up […]…Read More

ADB and AFD committed to supporting Pakistan in energy crisis

| No Comments

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Agency Francaise de Development (AFD) has approved over $400 million in loans to support Pakistan’s efforts to offer a more reliable and secure energy sector. ADB aid of $300 million, the third such loan under the Sustainable Energy Sector Reform programme, the bank’s total financing to $1 billion […]…Read More

Experts for research-based solutions to energy crisis

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Academicians and experts at an international conference recently held in Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) have called for developing research-based indigenous mechanism to overcome energy and environment related issues. AIOU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Shahid Siddiqui, while inaugurating the conference, said it was aimed at giving research-based findings and recommendations to implement the Paris’s summit’s declaration. The university, he added, is actively…Read More

Experts present proposals to address water crisis

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT HYD: Water experts have underlined the need for building water reservoirs, preparation of water policy and research in order to form framework to combat water crisis and challenges in Pakistan. They expressed these views at a meeting on "Water Resources Challenges of Pakistan" held recently at the Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) Jamshoro, which was organised by US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W). Former Sindh…Read More

Investment part of solution to energy crisis: Speakers

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT SWABI: Speakers at the recently concluded three-day International Conference on Next Generation Energy Technologies (ICONGET) 2016 at Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute (GIK) of Engineering Sciences and Technology said that Pakistan has great potential to produce energy. They said that the available resources should be used in a result-oriented way by the government. Funded by Higher Education Commission, the conference was organised by GIK and South Dakota State University…Read More

Experts present proposals to address water crisis

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT HYD: Water experts have underlined the need for building water reservoirs, preparation of water policy and research in order to form framework to combat water crisis and challenges in Pakistan. They expressed these views at a meeting on "Water Resources Challenges of Pakistan" held recently at the Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) Jamshoro, which was organised by US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W). Former Sindh…Read More

Investment part of solution to energy crisis Speakers

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT SWABI: Speakers at the recently concluded three-day International Conference on Next Generation Energy Technologies (ICONGET) 2016 at Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute (GIK) of Engineering Sciences and Technology said that Pakistan has great potential to produce energy. They said that the available resources should be used in a result-oriented way by the government. Funded by Higher Education Commission, the conference was organised by GIK and South Dakota State University (…Read More