Huawei Fusionsolar Shines Bright at Solar Pakistan Expo, Acknowledges Partners’ Excellence

Lahore: At the highly anticipated Solar Pakistan Expo, Huawei Fusionsolar stole the spotlight with the immense support of their Partners Bahum, Dewan and AE Solar, with its cutting-edge inverters, captivating the majority of attendees with their innovative features and functionality, who showcased their synergy with Huawei Fusionsolar in advancing solar energy solutions. The event reached its pinnacle when Huawei Fusionsolar…

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Early results spring big surprises


• PTI claims it can form govt in centre, two provinces• Barring Karachi, PPP seems set to retain its hold in Sindh• PML-N doing better in central Punjab, some other areas ISLAMABAD: Despite an underlying ‘distrust’ in the electoral exercise, millions queued up to vote in Thursday’s long-overdue elections. However, voters’ hopes of seeing some results were left unfulfilled till…

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WAPDA holds road show in Bangkok, seeks global partners for floating solar project


LAHORE: The Water & Power Development Authority (WAPDA) held a road show in Bangkok on Monday to attract international bidders for its 300 megawatt (MW) floating solar project, the first of its kind in the country. The project, which will use floating solar panels on two reservoirs in the Tarbela-Ghazi Barotha hydropower complex, aims to generate clean and low-cost electricity…

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RLNG price raised amid high system losses


ISLAMABAD: With system losses touching a record 14.5 per cent, the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) on Friday notified about 10pc increase in the sale price of Regasified Liquefied Natural Gas (RLNG) for two Sui gas companies – SSGCL and SNGPL — for the current month with effect from Dec 1 owing to higher international prices, particularly of two…

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Discos seek Rs4.66/unit hike for November


ISLAMABAD: Despite a record 83 per cent power generation from che­aper domestic fuels, the Central Pow­er Purchasing Agency (CPPA) on Tuesday sought a massive Rs4.66 per unit additional fuel cost adjustment (FCA) for ex-Wapda distribution com­panies (Discos) — almost 100pc higher than target — to generate ano­ther Rs34 billion in January 2024. This increase in FCA is on top of…

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Nepra seeks urgent fees, more penalties on consumers


ISLAMABAD: The revised con­s­umer service manual unveiled by the power regulator Nepra introduces additional charges and stringent measures for electricity consumers, including a 14 per cent interest rate on bill instalments and an ‘urgent fee’ for priority connections. The proposed regulations — set to be discussed at a public hearing on Dec 19 before implementation — have been announced despite…

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Getting NSC a must for transfer of KE shares


ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Law and Justice has held that National Security Certificate (NSC) is obligatory for transfer of shares of K-Electric, which is not just a business entity but a strategic asset of the country and any alteration in its shareholding structure should be subject to a rigorous evaluation process. Ministry of Law and Justice has given its clear…

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COP28 summit: Pakistan needs $348bn by 2030 to take climate action


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will strive for operationalisation of $100 billion loss and damage fund and equal funding for the climate change mitigation as well as adaptation at COP28 summit going to held in Dubai from Thursday. Being the worst affected country due to climate change, Pakistan needs around $348 billion by 2030 to take climate action, both to mitigate and adapt…

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Honda unveils its first electric motorcycle


Marks 60 years in Pakistan, signalling new era in country’s automotive industry KARACHI: Chief Officer of Motorcycle and Power Products at Atlas Honda, Noriaki Abe, unveiled Honda’s inaugural electric vehicle (EV) motorcycle, the Honda BENLY-e, as part of the celebration of Atlas Honda’s 60th year of operations in Pakistan. The unveiling took place during a ceremony at Atlas Honda’s Sheikhupura…

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