Tag: load shedding

Experts for promoting integrated long-term energy planning

Clara Jan 11, 2017 0

Energy experts in a policy roundtable have urged the government to promote integrated long-term planning in the energy sector and check gaps in the ma...

Cotton market adopts wait-and-see stance on export package announcement

Clara Jan 11, 2017 0

A wait-and-see mood prevailed on the cotton market on Tuesday amid announcement of package to boost exports, dealers said. The official spot rate was...

Several states want to finance Diamer-Bhasha Dam: Asif

Clara Jan 10, 2017 0

Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif said on Monday that several countries have expressed interest in financing 4500MW Diamer Basha Dam. Talking...

Sit-ins ‘destructive’ for country, Nawaz to PTI * PM asks political parties to rise above mutual differences and work in interest of Pakistan * Chashma-III nuclear power plant to add 340MW electricity to national grid

PAR Dec 30, 2016 0

CHASHMA: Terming sit-ins “destructive” and an attempt to interrupt the country’s journey of progress, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday urged p...

Khaqan inaugurates Makori gas plant in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

PAR Dec 7, 2016 0

Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi here Tuesday inaugurated the gigantic Makori Gas Processing Plant Karak tha...

Pitching Pakistan’s economy to the world

PAR Dec 1, 2016 0

Not too long ago Pakistan was headed for an economic disaster waiting for the final act – a terror-ridden country faced with a balance of payments cri...

Nawaz says reforms to help Pakistan meet future energy requirements

PAR Nov 30, 2016 0

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that load shedding will be a reference of history as the government is exploring new power generation projects on...

No supply from 10pm to 5am: Punjab consumers to face worst gas shortage in winter: Khaqan

PAR Oct 18, 2016 0

The domestic gas consumers in Punjab are to face worst gas shortage during the upcoming winter despite import of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as they w...

Electricity, LPG: domestic production should be increased to enhance industrial productivity

PAR Oct 7, 2016 0

Domestic production of electricity as well as LPG should be increased to further enhance the industrial productivity. While addressing a function of L...

23rd Annual Technical Conference: need to explore hidden natural energy resources underlined

PAR Oct 7, 2016 0

Noted geoscientists leading upstream oil/gas sector in Pakistan have underlined the need for an aggressive pursuit to explore hidden natural energy re...

Power generation increased by 35 percent in three years

PAR Oct 5, 2016 0

Secretary Ministry of Water and Power, Younus Dagha has claimed that power generation has increased by 30-35 per cent during the last three years as c...

Bhikki Power Plant: second gas turbine arrives

PAR Oct 3, 2016 0

Second of the three gas turbines, imported from France for installation at 1180MW Bhikki Power Plant, has arrived and special arrangements have been m...

PM lifts ban on RLNG-fired power plants

PAR Oct 3, 2016 0

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has reportedly lifted ban on Re-gasified Liquefied Natural Gas (RLNG) fired power plants on IPP mode, setting aside the de...

Power outage in Punjab: Wapda spokesman explains factual position

PAR Oct 3, 2016 0

A Wapda spokesman has clarified that the sudden electricity break down in major cities of Punjab including Lahore, Islamabad Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Sia...

Power shortfall reaches 5000MW: Ministry to conduct forced load-shedding

PAR Oct 3, 2016 0

Ministry of Water and Power has acknowledged that the electricity shortfall exceeded 5000MW which compelled the government to opt for forced load-shed...