NEPRA approves selling price for CPEC’s first Thar coal power plant

ISLAMABAD,June 18(Gwadar Pro) – National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has approved the final selling price for 660 megawatts Thar coal-based Engro Thar Powergen Ltd. (ETPL), the regulator said. ETPL is an early-harvest indigenous-coal based power project under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), and the first ever Thar coal-based power plant, which started commercial operation on July 10,2019. Engro Group owns…

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Petrol price sharply increases in int’l market, Pakistan maintains at lowest level: PD


The Petroleum Division (PD) on Thursday said petrol price in the international market had witnessed a sharp increase during the current year, but Pakistan maintained it at the lowest level despite financial constraints for facilitation of the masses. Currently, the PD in a tweet said, more than three-quarter countries of the world were selling the commodity at the higher rate…

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Over-dependence on LNG, a risk to Pakistan’s energy, financial security

But rather than simply replacing one form of gas with another -the shift to imported LNG- undermines the country’s energy security and financial stability,” Institute of Energy Economics & Financial Analysis (IEEFA)’s latest report on Pakistan finds. IEEFA estimates that Pakistan’s LNG imports could rise to more than $32 billion by FY2030, up from nearly $2.6 billion in FY2021, according…

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