GE Press & Photo Release – GE Showcases Commitment to Powering Pakistan at Tech Conference (Dec 10, 2019)

GE Showcases Commitment to Powering Pakistan at Tech Conference Tech Conference highlights the contributions of GE’s 9HA gas turbine technology and teams in meeting Pakistan’s energy needs and strengthening community infrastructure.    Operating at three power plants across Pakistan for over a year, GE’s 9HA gas turbines have enabled the most efficient, least cost conversion of gas to electricity in the country. Building further on its commitment to serve the community, GE Power undertook repair and refurbishment works, and donated supplies to the Government Girls High School Haveli Bahadur Shah. Islamabad,…

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LNG in the Limelight

The economy is passing through tough times. Economic weaknesses, which might have remained unnoticed for long under normal circumstances and even contributed to higher economic growth rates, are coming to the fore. The addition of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to the country’s energy mix was described as a game changer when electricity shortages were costing the economy two to three per cent of GDP growth. Successful LNG imports signified a big contribution in economic terms when seen in the backdrop of previous botched attempts. More than 5,200 megawatts of base-load…

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PM Steps in to Save Power Firm From Default

ISLAMABAD: On the intervention by the Prime Minister Office, the power division has resolved a dispute over the signing of a formal power purchase agreement (PPA) to save Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Company (NJHPC) from default. The Rs510 billion power project attained 969MW generation capacity in August last year and has since been providing electricity to the national grid without any payment. The non-signing of the PPA between the Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) and NJHPC had resulted in a circular debt build-up of about Rs75bn. In recent meetings with various top…

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