Solar Panel Prices Surge in Pakistan

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Karachi: In a concerning trend, the prices of solar panels in Pakistan have witnessed a significant uptick, with costs escalating from a previous range of 75,000 to a staggering 300,000 rupees. This surge, according to industry insiders, can be attributed to a confluence of economic variables and governmental policies.The steady increase in solar panel prices has caught the attention of…

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Balochistan installs modern solar facilities

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Province has solar energy potential of 2,900 gigawatts ISLAMABAD: Balochistan Caretaker Chief Minister Mir Ali Mardan Khan Domki has inaugurated an extensive solarisation project to shift various public department buildings including educational institutions, healthcare facilities and civic departments onto renewable energy that will provide clean, affordable and uninterrupted power supply to public facilities in the province. The Balochistan government, with…

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Costly energy diminishes consumers’ purchasing power, warns Nepra

ISLAMABAD: Amid ongoing engagement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for further electricity tariff reforms involving increases for residential and reductions for industrial consumers, the country’s power sector regulator, Nepra, has warned the government that its compulsions to pass on full costs coupled with historically highest inflationary spree in the country was diminishing the purchasing capacity of the consumers. Last…

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Solar Scandal Unveiled: Central Suspect Nabbed in 73 Billion Rupees Tax Evasion Drama at Karachi Court

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Karachi: In a riveting turn of events, a central figure in the solar panel import scandal, defrauding taxes amounting to a staggering 73 billion rupees, was apprehended in a dramatic fashion at the Customs Court in Karachi. The suspect, identified as Rabb Nawaz, orchestrated a daring evasion operation, hiding within the court premises for several hours before finally being captured.Despite…

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Ginlong (Solis) Earns High Ranking in 2023 Inverter Bankability Survey

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London, UK – January, 2024: In a significant development for the global solar industry, Ginlong (Solis) proudly announces its notable position in the 2023 BloombergNEF (BNEF) Inverter Bankability Survey. The survey, engaging diverse industry stakeholders such as banks, solar engineering contractors, and technical advisers, sheds light on the solar inverter bankability landscape. Ginlong (Solis) stands recognized for its bankability, a…

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150MWP SUKKUR SOLAR POWER PLANT STARTS COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS

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Nizam Energy and its Partner Scatec Solar are proud to announce the start of Commercial Operations at its landmark 150MWp Solar Power Plant in Sukkur, Pakistan. The power plants will generate approximately 300 GWh annually under 25-year power purchase agreements with Central Power Purchasing Agency of Pakistan (CPPA). The Solar Power Plant is located in the city of Sukkur, and…

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Roadshow planned for solar plants

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Environmental, social impact of floating solar plants has already been studied, declared by experts as manageable ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will hold a roadshow in Bangkok on January 29 to attract investment in floating solar plants of 300MW to be set up at the site of Tarbela-Barotha Complex. Under the project, Pakistan aims to develop two 150MW floating solar plants, the Pakistan…

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Small-scale solar good for environment, but agrivoltaics might be better

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Canadian researchers have conducted a lifecycle analysis showing that it’s good for the environment to put solar on rooftops, but a mix of small-scale PV and agrivoltaics might be a better alternative. A study conducted at the University of Western Ontario compared both large and small solar installations and concluded that small-scale solar systems are better for the environment than even the…

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Hopewind, an all-round player in the global renewable energy stage

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Encompassing wind power, solar energy and energy storage systems, power conversion equipment including wind power converters, photovoltaic inverters, and energy storage converters share the common basic technology. The long-term reliability and stability of these components are of utmost importance for the sound operation of power plants, and are also where Hopewind’s strengths lie.  A leader in the wind power industry…

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Solar PV projects under G2G mode: PM allows PD to seek approval of summary from Cabinet

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ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Prime Minister Anwar-ul-Haq Kakar has allowed Power Division to seek approval of a summary on draft G2G framework agreements with Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar and Kuwait, etc, from the federal cabinet through circulation, well-informed sources told Business Recorder. Sharing the details, sources said the cabinet on October 18, 2022 approved several interventions under the Framework Guidelines…

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