Int’l Conference on LNG on Jan 31 2020 Islamabad

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Petroleum Nadeem Babar will inaugurate a daylong conference on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) at a hotel in Islamabad on January 31st, 2020 with special focus on countrywide gas shortfall amid severe spell of cold weather. The Energy Update, which has to its credit 10 editions of Power Generation Conferences and four International Wind Energy Conferences, is going to organize the daylong seminar titled “LNG for Pakistan”. Naeem Qureshi, chairman of the organizing committee of the conference, said that the proceedings of the conference would…

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Thousands of litres of diesel leaks in Karachi’s DHA after pipeline burst

A six-inch diameter pipeline of the National Refinery Limited (NRL) burst near Khayaban-i-Seher in Karachi’s Defence Housing Authority Phase VI on Thursday, causing thousands of litres of diesel to leak. According to the Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA), the NRL pipeline, leading from Keamari to its plant in Korangi Industrial Area, burst at around 4am, “causing groundwater pollution and inconvenience to residents”. The spokesperson added that an estimated 50,000 to 60,000 litres of diesel had leaked from the burst pipeline. A technical team of SEPA, headed by Deputy Director South…

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Wind, Solar To Dominate New U.S. Power Capacity This Year

Wind and solar power will dominate the electricity generation additions across the United States in 2020, accounting for an overwhelming 76 percent of all new capacity set to begin commercial operation this year, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Tuesday.   Wind will be the main source of new capacity additions, followed by solar and natural gas, according to EIA’s latest inventory of electric generators. New wind capacity additions will account for 44 percent of all U.S. electric capacity additions in 2020. Solar power will account for 32 percent of…

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NEECA Launches Minimum Energy Performance Standards

The National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (NEECA) on Wednesday launched Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) delivering the Transition to energy efficient lighting residential, commercial industrial and outdoor sectors in Pakistan ISLAMABAD, (APP – UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 15th Jan, 2020 ) :The National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (NEECA) on Wednesday launched Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) delivering the Transition to energy efficient lighting residential, commercial industrial and outdoor sectors in Pakistan. The project aimed at mitigating the green house effect besides developing a national efficient lighting…

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