Solar Energy


Pakistan to pull solar energy into national power grid 1

Amid a worsening energy crisis, Pakistan has approved the use of grid-connected solar energy, rooftop solar installations and mortgage financing for home solar panels to boost uptake of clean energy in the country. The government has also reversed course and eliminated a 32.5 percent tax imposed on imported solar equipment […]


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, […]


ISLAMABAD: Installation of solar tube wells

  NA body takes notice of extraordinary cost estimates * Committee members asks when one solar tube well available at Rs 1.5m, why is Planning Commission estimating Rs 3m By Sajid Chaudhry (Daily Times) The National Assembly’s (NA) Standing Committee on Textile Industry was shocked to know the exorbitant price […]


100,000MW solar energy Resource estimated in Pakistan 9

By SALMAN ABDUHOO LAHORE – The solar energy resource has been calculated at 800 million megawatt while its estimation for our country is about 100,000 megawatts, as Pakistan is the 6th luckiest country in the world where sun-availability is up to 16 hours on average. This was stated by Jawaid […]


LAHORE: Highnoon Solar, LORENTZ join hands 20

Highnoon Solar has tied up with LORENTZ of Germany, a world renowned manufacturer of solar water pumps for deep well pumping, clean drinking water supply, livestock watering and water irrigation based on solar solutions, said a press release issued Friday. Highnoon Solar is on approved list of Alternative Energy Development […]


LAHORE: Free solar energy for village offered 142

Associated Press of Pakistan Jawaid Tariq Khan, a senior banker and Chairman Highnoon Group of Companies, has offered to electrify a village with solar energy.


Solar Energy Systems in Pakistan: Dark nights of Thar about to light up 38

THARPARKAR: Mohammed Yousuf Memon, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB), has said a positive change is about to come in the life of the people of Tharparkar as dark nights of Thar are going to light up with the execution of a rural electrification project. He […]