The Solar Power Duck Curve


With the increasing demand for electricity as the world shifts away from fossil fuels, cleaner sources of energy like solar and wind are becoming more and more common. However, as more solar power is introduced into our grids, operators are dealing with a new problem that can be visualized as the “duck curve.” Utility companies use models to predict demand…

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Chairman WAPDA visits Dasu Project to express solidarity with Chinese firm


March 27, 2024: Chairman WAPDA Engr Lt Gen Sajjad Ghani (Retd) visited Dasu Hydropower Project today to express solidarity with the Chinese engineers and the workers, who are serving at the Project. He reached there in the wake of a terrorist attack near Besham in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, killing five Chinese and a local on their way to Dasu Hydropower Project…

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“Sindh’s Energy Potential: Minister Nasir Hussain Shah Highlights Investment Opportunities During Meeting with British High Commissioner”


During a meeting with British High Commissioner Jane Marriott, Sindh’s Provincial Minister of Energy, Development, and Planning, Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, emphasized the abundant and lucrative opportunities available for both domestic and foreign investors in Sindh’s energy sector. Minister Shah noted that Sindh stands as Pakistan’s energy hub, boasting a wind corridor capable of generating 55,000 MW and a solar…

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“Turkmenistan Raises Concerns Over Delay in TAPI Pipeline Implementation”


Turkmenistan’s ambassador has voiced concerns regarding the prolonged delay in the implementation of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project, highlighting the urgency of advancing this critical energy initiative. Despite the commercial deal signed decades ago by Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India for gas sale and purchase, progress on the TAPI pipeline has been stalled, causing apprehension, particularly for Pakistan, which…

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“PSO Sounds Alarm Over Rising Circular Debt, Urges Payment of Rs550 Billion Dues for LNG Supply”


Pakistan State Oil (PSO) has raised concerns about the escalating circular debt in the energy supply chain, particularly in liquefied natural gas (LNG) sales, warning of potential disruptions if outstanding dues are not addressed promptly. In a letter addressed to the managing director of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL), PSO highlighted the critical issue of increasing outstanding payments for…

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“Minister Urges Accelerated Progress on Gwadar Power Plant Construction”


(APP) Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Professor Ahsan Iqbal has emphasized the urgent need for swift action on the construction of the Gwadar Power Plant. In a meeting held to review the project’s progress, the minister directed relevant authorities to expedite the work without any delays. The Gwadar Power Plant, a 300MW coal power project being developed by…

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“OGDCL Makes Oil and Gas Discovery in Kohat District, KP”


Oil and Gas Development Company Ltd (OGDCL) has announced a significant hydrocarbon discovery in Kohat district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), as per a recent stock filing. The discovery was made in the exploratory segment of the Togh-02 (Slant) well in the Lumshiwal-II Formation, located within the Kohat Exploration Licence area. OGDCL, operating with a 75% stake, and Saif Energy Ltd…

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NEECA Faces Turmoil as Key Executive Positions Abolished


The National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (NEECA) is grappling with internal upheaval as the government has announced the abolition of crucial executive roles within the agency. This move has cast a spotlight on the challenges plaguing Pakistan’s energy sector, with NEECA already operating significantly understaffed, with only 10 members against a sanctioned strength of about 255. A recent Statutory…

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SolaX Power Becomes Partner of Borussia Dortmund


On March 19, SolaX Power proudly announces that it has become Partner of Borussia Dortmund, a distinguished football club based in Germany. This landmark collaboration signifies the inaugural alliance between Borussia Dortmund and a solar energy storage enterprise, marking a significant stride towards advancing global green energy initiatives and fostering sustainable development. Borussia Dortmund, renowned as one of Germany and…

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