Tag: Electric

“Refueling” of electric vehicles in “no time”. Powerswap reveals news of their radical solution for charging electric vehicles.

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PR: Powerswap AB, a Swedish start-up, has revealed news of their radical solution for charging electric vehicles. Instead of connecting the cord and waiting for the car to be charged, the battery is replaced with the help of a robotic device in three minutes. “Our solution is in many ways revolutionary and will change the […]…Read More

Electric, Telecom Safety Code launched

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Electric and Telecommunication Safety Code (PETSAC) has been launched in order to ensure protection of workforce and general-public. "The code will help implement internationally recognized safety practices in power and telecommunication sectors in the country." said Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain while addressing at the code launching ceremony in Islamabad. He said this achievement will certainly pave the way to open…Read More

K-Electric, CMEC to develop coal power project

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: K-Electric (KE) has signed an agreement with China Machinery Engineering (CMEC) to set up a 700MW coal-fired power project in Pakistan.Apart from the two firms, China Datang Overseas Investment Company (CDTO) is also part of the joint development agreement, which is aimed at constructing a $1 billion power plant at Port Qasim. KE intends to boost its generation capacity with the project."This initiative is in line with KE’s vision of Karachi being a net exporter…Read More

K-Electric, Nadra sign MoU to key initiatives

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STAFF REPORT KHI: The K-Electric has signed a memorandum of understanding with NADRA after which both the sides will work together on key initiatives such as new connection e-payments, paying domestic and international bills and e-payments through CNIC/Smart Card amongst other value added initiatives. The signing ceremony was held at the KE House where KE’s Chief Distribution Officer Syed Taha signed the agreement with Saleem Rafik, Director General Operations for NADRA Technologies…Read More

Textile City, K-Electric to set up 600MW power project

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan Textile City Limited has decided to take formal approval from the Ministry of Textile Industry to sign a joint venture with K-Electric for setting up a 600 MW coal-based power project. K-Electric has presented a proposal to Pakistan Textile City for a joint venture of 600 MW coal-based power project in the Textile City which will help to supply cheap power, steam and hot water to value-added textile industries in the Pakistan Textile City zone. The proposal…Read More

Joint Pak-China venture to launch electric car

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Tandem Type hybrid car has been planned for Pakistan. It would be the first car of its kind produced in Pakistan, which would normally, be run electrically and use the "extender" as a stand-by-for another 100-miles, if the batteries cannot be charged immediately. This would be an ideal transport to be used in cities without causing environmental pollution. According to details, a joint Pak-Chinese venture intending to launch a tandem type hybrid car has…Read More

Piezo electric harvesting

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RENEWABLE energy resources like biogas, solar energy and wind energy are gaining popularity in Pakistan. A standalone small biogas or solar energy system will be sufficient to fulfill the needs of a single house and if such system is systematically installed and connected in a cascade manner than a community or group of communities e.g. tehsil/town can take benefit from it. Extrapolating such energy system will result in national level implementation in other words we can say that the…Read More

Piezo electric harvesting

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RENEWABLE energy resources like biogas, solar energy and wind energy are gaining popularity in Pakistan. A standalone small biogas or solar energy system will be sufficient to fulfill the needs of a single house and if such system is systematically installed and connected in a cascade manner than a community or group of communities e.g. tehsil/town can take benefit from it. Extrapolating such energy system will result in national level implementation in other words we can say that the…Read More

Schneider Electric ranked among worlds 100 most ethical firms

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, has been ranked among the top 100 world’s most ethical companies for the second year in a row.The list is released by Ethisphere Institute, a leading international think-tank dedicated to the creation, advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics, corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption and sustainability.Schneider Electric’s ranking reflects its concentrated effort over the course of…Read More

Schneider Electric, its Foundation work for flood victims rehab

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, and its Foundation contribute generously towards the uplift of flood affected areas across Pakistan, by supporting a professional training programme with The Hunar Foundation (THF).The Hunar Foundation is a vocational training centre that imparts vocational training. So far 96 students from the first two batches of THF have qualified from the Trade Testing Board (Sindh) in five technical trades including Electrical…Read More