On energy investment


Sustaining industrial growth across the country requires sustained investment in the transmission and distribution sector- recent figures and comparison would indicate this is happening which is evident from the growth of industries. The overall industrial usage (countrywide including KE) has increased by 61 percent since 2010 while the increase in new industrial consumers is 15 percent. The per unit consumption…

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KE, China’s Three Gorges to explore 1,000MW renewable energy projects

Karachi Electric

In a major development, K-Electric is all set to go for green energy and to this effect has started working on renewable projects that include solar, hybrid (solar and wind), and hydropower projects to make its electricity basket price affordable. And to this effect, K-Electric and China Three Gorges South Asia Investment Limited (CTGSAIL) here on Monday signed a Memorandum…

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Nepra decides to grant QASPPL micro-grid licences

National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Monday decided to grant micro-grid licences to Quaid-e-Azam Solar (Private) Limited (QASPPL) aimed to satisfy the queries raised by Registrar Nepra and Multan Electric Power Company (Mepco). Chairman Nepra Tauseef H Farooqi, Member Sindh, Rafique Ahmad Shaikh and Maqsood Anwar Khan officiated the public hearing. Chairman Nepra congratulated the company for filing application…

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Utilising natural resources can help ‘bid IMF goodbye

Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed has said that by utilising “our natural resources, we can bid goodbye” to the International Monetary Fund’s handouts. “If we truly exploit and utilise our mineral wealth, natural gas, and offshore blue economy, cumulatively worth almost a trillion dollars, Pakistan can bid goodbye to the International Monetary Fund handouts, which we have received for 23 times,…

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Private Power And Infrastructure Board Ministry Of Energy (Power Division) Government Of Pakistan

PPIB ENERGISES NATIONAL GRID WITH ANOTHER 1320 MW CHEAP AND INDIGENOUS ELECTRICITY Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) on 5th February 2023 announced achievement of Commercial Operation Date (COD) of country’s largest Thar coal based power project located at Thar Block-1. Having the generation capacity of 1320 MW, Shanghai project has been implemented under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The…

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SolaX On-grid Inverters, Your Most Reliable Option

As one of the world’s leading inverter suppliers, SolaX on-grid inverters enjoy great popularity all over the world and they are now also available in Pakistan. These inverters stand out not only for their superior performance but also for many excellent functions, such as reactive power compensation and AFCI protection. * Reactive Power Compensation Since inverter load consumes both active…

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