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Conference foresees resolution of major energy shortfall in months

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Though the energy crisis has become a chronic issue in the country badly hampering the overall economic progress and shattering the national life. However, the government repeatedly claims that it is making all-out efforts and taking initiatives to overcome the energy shortfall especially power and gas sector. While addressing a recently held three-day international conference on energy systems and policies in Islamabad, President Mamnoon Hussain said that efficient…Read More

Youngest scholar foresees brighter energy solution

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STAFF REPORT RWP: Awais Haider has become the youngest scholar to be admitted in the Quaid-i-Azam University’s PhD programme and that too in Quantum Physics. The 26-year old Awais, who belongs to a middle class from Rawalpindi’s Satellite Town, was too happy to inform this scribe about his selection for Quantum Physics in the QAU. "PhD is not an end. It is a means to an end. I want to pursue to Germany or the US for further studies and that is possible only through…Read More

Islamabad foresees up to $2.7b investment in power

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB:  Pakistan expects upto $2.7 billion merely in the wind energy projects in the country; though many alternative energy projects still in the pipeline.Currently, the country is developing wind power plants in Jhimpir, Gharo, Keti Bandar and Bin Qasim in Sindh which will not only help in controlling the persistent power loadshedding, but will also ease the burden of oil imports costing about $14 billion annually to the national exchequer.According to a USAID report, Pakistan has…Read More