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Rejecting the huge jump in electricity tariff for industry from Rs 9.18/KWH to Rs 14.82 under the new energy policy, the All Pakistan Business Forum (APBF) executive committee asks the government to generate revenue through new investments in energy sector by attracting oversees Pakistanis introducing better regulations as economy cannot […]

6000 MW Thar Coal power plant 2

MOU between Sindh Engro, China Power and SSR The Chinese power player of international repute, in collaboration with Engro and Sindh government would be working for setting up a 6000 power plant based on coal fired system. In this respect, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Sindh Engro Coal Mining […]

Chinese firm to set up solar power plant in Punjab

LAHORE: An agreement was signed between Punjab government and prominent Chinese company in energy sector, ZTE, for cooperation in setting solar power plant, on Sunday. Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, secretary Energy, President of Chinese company Yu Yong and other officials were present. Secretary Energy and Vice President of […]

Use of coal in the 21st century

By Dr Farid A Malik Coal has met the energy needs of humans for centuries. The decline of this fuel resource started in the mid 20th century when large reservoirs of oil and gas were discovered. Despite the environmental degradation by the combustion of coal, most large economies of the […]

Solar energy strategy for Punjab

By Hassan Siddiq  With its abundance of land, labour capital and entrepreneurs, Punjab in Pakistan is rich in all four factors of production required for economic growth. With a population approaching 100 million people, majority of which is young, and a GDP (Purchasing Power Parity basis) of nearly $300 billion, […]

LAHORE: Energy conference focuses on challenges and solutions

* Dr Mubarakmand says gas from coal project was going waste because government didn’t help establish power plant to use the produced gas Daily Times report by Shabbir Sarwar Nuclear scientist Dr Samar Mubarakmand, who is also Planning Commission of Pakistan’s Science and Technology Member, has said that two nuclear […]