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Rs 231 billion sought for water & power sector in budget

PAR Feb 16, 2017 0

Ministry of Water and Power has requested Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms to allocate Rs 231 billion for water and power sector in the f...

9th Pakistan Energy Forum on 23rd in Islamabad

PAR Feb 16, 2017 0

Ninth Pakistan Energy Forum 2017 would be held on February 23 in Islamabad. A SHAMROCK Conference International press release said that the theme of t...

Corporate result: Fauji Cement posts profit of Rs694m

PAR Feb 16, 2017 0

KARACHI: Fauji Cement Company Limited (FCCL) posted a net profit of Rs694 million in the second quarter ended December 31, down by a massive 58% compa...

Major Hydel Projects Will Finish On Time: Chairman WAPDA

PAR Feb 15, 2017 0

Ground-breaking of 2160 MW Dasu Hydel Power Project would be performed in June this year and Neelum-Jhelum would become operational in February next y...

Bhikki plant to generate 385-MW power

PAR Feb 15, 2017 0

Pakistan is the first country in the region to utilize this record-setting technology at Bhikki Power Plant having capacity to generate 385MW to power...

ST&DCPL: Nepra approves Rs 0.3727 per unit wheeling charges

PAR Feb 14, 2017 0

National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has approved Rs 0.3727 per unit Wheeling charges for Sindh Transmission and Dispatch Company (Pri...

Government sees end to routine power outages by year’s end

PAR Feb 14, 2017 0

Govt expects to end electricity shortages by the end of 2017, a senior government official said, in what would be a major electoral boost for Prime Mi...

Beijing to help Pakistan tackle water crisis for good

PAR Feb 13, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: In a major development, China has formally decided to wriggle Pakistan out of water crisis for good. To this effect, Beijing has sent two b...

Ministry-Nepra war of words intensifying

PAR Feb 10, 2017 0

The war of words between Ministry of Water and Power and National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) is intensifying as the Ministry has sent...

K-Electric, former Wapda Discos accused of submitting flawed data

PAR Feb 4, 2017 0

National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has accused Karachi Electric and ex-Wapda Distribution Companies (Discos) of submitting flawed da...

Nepra accused of extending financial benefit to KE

PAR Feb 3, 2017 0

Ministry of Water and Power has reportedly again accused National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) of extending billions of rupees financia...

Nepra overturns decision that K-Electric inflated bills

PAR Feb 2, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Pending an inquiry sought by the government, the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has overturned its decision taken mor...

Nepra forms committee to probe ‘excessive collection’ by KE

PAR Feb 1, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has constituted a high-level fact-finding committee to examine allegations by the...

Three LNG-based power plants to add 2400MW to national grid by Sept 2017

PAR Jan 31, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Three LNG-based power plants in public sector would add 2400 MW to the national grid by September this year and would achieve full potentia...

Finance Division allowed to release funds for Punjab power plants

PAR Jan 30, 2017 0

The Exec-utive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) has allowed Finance Division to release development funds for two RLNG power plants in P...