Tag: power

Sindh government announced tariff-based auction for solar power project

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Sindh government has announced its intention to launch a tariff-based auction to develop a 50-megawatt solar power project in the province. It will be the first project to implement the decision of National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on March 3, 2017, to enable tariff-based auctions for solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects, substituting open tariff […]…Read More

PTCL envisions Pakistan’s digital transformation through Power of Public Cloud

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article image PR: Pakistan Telecommunication Corporation Limited (PTCL) held a seminar on “The Power of Public Cloud” at a local hotel in Karachi, which was largely attended by CIOs, CTOs, and senior IT professionals from business and corporate sector. Dr. Daniel Ritz, President & CEO, PTCL was the keynote speaker on the occasion. Speaking on ‘The role of […]…Read More

Regulation approved for solar power net metering system

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Pakistan government has launched a new regulation for the solar power net metering system to encourage solar energy use in worsening energy crisis. Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) has approved certification regulation to boost uptake of clean energy and to encourage consumers to produce solar electricity and sell it to the national grid. AEDB board […]…Read More

Standstill Position of Pakistan’s Steam Power Plants

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article image As stated in Daily Dawn, keeping in view the historical electrical power surplus capacity in Pakistan approximately 3400 MW, Prime Minister of Pakistan on Friday, 28 October ordered short-term standstill of steam power plants to keep an eye on the financial deficit because of an unwanted capacity trap. Meanwhile a separate load management plan has […]…Read More

Oracle Power to build 660MW plant in Thar

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Oracle Power, UK-based energy developer has submitted a proposal to Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) for 660MW plant in Block VI of Thar desert, Pakistan. Chinese state-owned entities Sichuan Provincial Investment Group (SCIG) and Power China International Group consortium with Oracle Power to develop project. Newly combined lignite coal mine and power plant will […]…Read More

Siemens to supply a power island to Pakistan

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Largest ever power generation contract in Pakistan was won by Siemens. High-ranking government officials attended the signing ceremony. Siemens will supply an entire power island solution for a new power plant in the contract. Punjab Power Plant Jhang will be built in Jhang, 250km south-west of Lahore. Siemens’ highly-efficient H-Class gas turbines will be installed […]…Read More

Pak executives visited solar power show in Las Vegas

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A six-member delegation of Pakistani companies led by US Commercial Service (USCS) to Solar Power International (SPI) held at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada. SPI is largest solar show of North America. The show had more than 18,000 industry professionals and 600 manufacturers, service providers and vendors from all over the world said US Consulate […]…Read More

Another 340MW nuclear power added in energy mix

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Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, PM inaugurated the 5th nuclear power plant, C-4, at Chashma holding capacity to generate 340 megawatts of electricity. PM Abbasi express gratitude to China for technical and financial assistance to Pakistan and establishing the C-4 power plant, and two countries will collaborate in the energy sector among others as well while addressing […]…Read More