KPK to set up Hydel Power Stations


STAFF REPORT PEW: In order to fluster the stale power sector of Pakistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government deliberated to build Hydel Power Stations in different parts of the province. The accumulated power generation capacity of these projects will be 600 MW that will account for domestic and industrial needs of the province.

"KPK government has allocated Rs. 305 million for these projects", official of KPK government said.

The areas in which the hydel projects are planned to

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KPK to set up Hydel Power Stations


STAFF REPORT PEW: In order to fluster the stale power sector of Pakistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government deliberated to build Hydel Power Stations in different parts of the province. The accumulated power generation capacity of these projects will be 600 MW that will account for domestic and industrial needs of the province.

"KPK government has allocated Rs. 305 million for these projects," official of KPK government said.

The areas in which the hydel projects are planned to

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LNG to be deregulated, supplied to CNG stations




STAFF REPORT ISB: The Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) would be deregulated and supplied to the CNG stations across Pakistan in order to ensure availability of cheap fuel to the consumers.

Minister for Petroleum Shahid Khaqan Abbasi told the Nation Assembly recently.

He said that the government would not regulate the LNG sector and its price would also be determined by the private sector.

"The LNG price would be around 30 per cent less than the petroleum products’ prices

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Chinese support for N-power stations to end energy crisis


STAFF REPORT IBD: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has lauded the decision of China to construct two nuclear power stations to meet Pakistan’s energy needs.

"The loan facility of $ 6.5 billion by China for a single project would not only reduce the energy crisis but also bring the two countries more closer," said FPCCI President Zubair Ahmed Malik, while talking to media.

He said that the move would reduce load-shedding by 15 per cent,

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Pakistan to have 10 more seismic stations

STAFF REPORT KHI: The project to install new broadband seismic stations equipped with advance technology that has recently been initiated following the 2005 Kashmir earthquake in order to strengthen the seismic monitoring system, has completed.The Pakistan Meteorology Department (PMD) is going to inaugurate these stations next month. The existing ten broadband seismic stations are of British technology while the new stations are based on Chinese technology."Under the project, ten new

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Zong to set up solar charging stations

STAFF REPORT IBD: Zong in collaboration with Buksh Foundation, a leading microfinance organization initiated a project Lighting a Million Lives’ which will provide solar powered charging stations to 2 villages of Chiniot District. Under this initiative of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), that aims to provide lightning to a billion people worldwide through solar powered lights.At the MoU signing  ceremony Mr Fan Yunjun, the CEO of Zong Pakistan stated,  "We are pleased to

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Japan grid stations to help save power

Staff Report ISBLAMABAD: Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan Hiroshi Oe has said that National Transmission Lines and Grid Stations Strengthening Project" of Japan worth Rs30 billion, will help Pakistan save electricity used in about 2 million average households."The Pak-Japan project, soon after its completion, will help Pakistan in overcoming its growing energy demand," said the Japanese envoy told the media here last week.He said that the energy crisis in Pakistan is getting worst

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