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  • Saudi Arabia interested to invest in alternative energy sector in Pakistan

    A high-level Saudi delegation, in a meeting with Energy Minister Omar Ayub in Islamabad, has shown interest to invest in the alternative energy sector in Pakistan, Radio Pakistan reported on Monday...

    Led by Riyadh’s adviser on energy Ahmad Hamed Al-Ghamdi, the visiting Saudi delegation is expected to sign four memoranda of understanding (MoUs) for oil and mineral sector investment and trade cooperation that would ultimately extend...

  • Call for promoting alternative sources of energy

    LAHORE: The Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) systems across Pak­­istan are consuming about 2,000MW of electricity, while substan­dard electrical equipment and home appliances are proving to be a major source of power wastage, according to president of the Renewable and Alter­nate Energy Association of Pakistan (REAP), Muhammad Naseer...

    In an interview on Sunday, Mr Naseer urged the government to allocate funds in the budget for...

  • LCCI for promoting alternative energy

    Mumtaz on Saturday asked the government and private sector to utilise alternative resources of power generation to reduce dependence on costly thermal power...

    In a statement, the LCCI president said that Pakistan can produce over 100,000MW through solar, wind and coal means but these resources are being wasted...

  • Govt urged to consider alternative energy options

    LAHORE: Leading international project finance risk specialists at a conference on renewable energy sought federal government’s intervention to switch from thermal generation to alternative energy options...

    They also called for launching renewable and alternative energy projects in Pakistan...

  • Alternative energy policy unveiled

    ISLAMABAD: The government on Wednesday formally announced the Alternative and Renewable Energy (ARE) Policy 2020 that offers generous tax facilities to investors and promises induction of power plants on open competitive bidding for lowest tariff and technology transfer...

    Speaking at a news conference with Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry, Minister for Energy Omar Ayub Khan said the policy, approved in a recent...

  • Pakistan and Kazakhstan to execute energy, defence projects

    ASTANA: Pakistan and Kaza­khs­tan on Saturday agreed to execute joint projects in the fields of defence, energy and communication to widen bilateral cooperation...

    Mr Hussain, who was accompanied by Pakistan’s Ambassador to Kazakhstan Abdul Salik Khan, thanked the Kazakh government for a warm welcome and hospitality...

  • EU to unveil priority energy projects, prepares for Brexit

    BRUSSELS: The European Union will publish a list of priority energy infrastructure projects on Friday with an emphasis on improving power supplies, better integrating renewable sources and helping Ireland cope with Brexit...

    The list, seen by Reuters, comprises 173 projects that will be entitled to accelerated planning permission as well as EU funding...

  • Rs31 billion for energy projects

    LAHORE: The Punjab government on Friday allocated Rs31 billion for energy projects -- Rs16 billion for regular projects and Rs15 billion for re-gasified liquefied natural gas based plant in the central region of the province...

    The Chinese investment of Rs360 billion in the provincial energy sector would be in addition to it...

  • CM reviews solar energy projects

    LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif presided over a meeting here on Wednesday to review solar energy projects being set up in the province...

    The chief minister said that speedy measures had been taken to resolve the energy crisis and special incentives were being offered to foreign investors for increasing investment in the energy sector in Punjab...

  • CPEC projects to address energy problem: China

    The electricity produced by the plant will meet energy needs of nearly 10 million people...

    Sahiwal plant is an important energy project being built under the China-Pakistan Economic Corri­dor, said Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Hua Chunying in reply to a question...

  • Energy-related projects to get Rs22bn

    335 billion for energy projects for the next fiscal year, apart from Rs15...

    Of the energy allocation, which would help the province increase its power output through both renewable and non-renewable energy sources, Rs1...

  • KP not cooperating in energy projects, says Abid Sher

    PESHAWAR: Minister of state for water and power Abid Sher Ali on Thursday accused the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government of not cooperating with the federal government in the successful execution of power projects meant to end energy crisis in the province...

    Abid Sher said the foreign donors had pledged $90 million for the establishment of 500KV Peshawar and Kohat grid stations but the land acquisition issue had caused delay in the...

  • WB pledges support for health, energy, human resource projects in Sindh

    KARACHI: World Bank president Dr Jim Yong Kim has asked the Sindh government to make ambitious projects in the health, human resource, renewable energy and urban development sectors and the WB will extend its full support for the projects...

    ”The WB chief said Sindh had the potential to become a place of high economic growth if the issues of infrastructure gap, energy, human development and ease of doing businesses were addressed... ...

  • Chinese energy firm may invest in three gas pipeline projects

    ISLAMABAD: China’s largest integrated energy firm, China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), may become an investor and contractor in Pakistan’s three major gas pipeline projects and enter into country’s oil and gas exploration and development sector...

    These pipelines include Gwadar Port to Nawabshah, Karachi to Lahore (North-South pipeline) and the trans-border Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline...

  • PM orders speedy completion of energy projects

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday stressed upon the need for timely completion of energy projects to overcome the prevailing energy crisis in the country...

    Chairing a high-level meeting of Cabinet Committee on Energy at his official residence, Nawaz Sharif ordered maintaining an enhanced inter-ministerial coordination for early completion of such projects besides adhering to relevant laws in this regard... ...

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