Tag: energy

Biofuel: A Source to Overcome Energy Crisis

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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

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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

Govt announced open tariffs for Solar energy

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Government has announced that it has scrapped the upfront tariff mechanism for projects based on domestic renewable energy resources and through competitive bidding will award power generation contracts. Government would not be bound to buy power from sustainable power source projects with forthright tax or past courses of action and they would need to win […]…Read More

Pakistan, Belarus signed MoU to establish center of renewable energy

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A memorandum of understanding (MoU) will sign between Pakistan and Belarus for establishing a center of excellence of renewable energy in Pakistan. Belarus Ambassador Andre Ermolovich and National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) Executive Director Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema have decided in a meeting to have this MoU. During the meeting, they have discussed enhancing […]…Read More

Pakistan current energy mix and alternative energy resources

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Self-sufficiency in energy is the assurance to excel any country economy. According to latest research, oil and gas reserves will be exhausted into the second half of this century. For that reason, to attain self-sufficiency, alternative energy resources are being explored around the globe. There are about 929 billion tons of coal reserves whose 40% […]…Read More

Pak-US energy partnership

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United States Agency for International Development (USAID) showed its association with Pakistan in energy area in two-day International Conference on Energy Conservation and Efficiency 2017 held in Lahore. USAID Provincial Director for Punjab, Lea Swanson, joined Vice Chancellor University of Engineering and Technology-Lahore (UET-Lahore), Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid, CEO Lahore Knowledge Park Dr. Zubair Iqbal […]…Read More

USPCAS-E Award Winners at Arizona Energy Conference

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USPCAS-E, Scholars from the U.S.-Pakistan Centers for Advanced Energy, attended University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar and Arizona State University won an award to make their country proud. They competed with Arizona’s top universities graduate and postdoctoral candidates in two-day an annual symposium concentrating on renewable energy, technology, and policy at the Sixth Annual Student […]…Read More

Pakistan current energy mix and alternative energy resources

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Self-sufficiency in energy is the assurance to excel any country economy. According to latest research, oil and gas reserves will be exhausted into the second half of this century. For that reason, to attain self-sufficiency, alternative energy resources are being explored around the globe. There are about 929 billion tons of coal reserves whose 40% […]…Read More