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  • PM approves launching of ‘Green Pakistan Programme’ to add 100 million plants over next five years

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved launching of the ‘Green Pakistan Programme’ whereby over 100 million trees will be planted in the country...

    Whether it’s the ongoing one billion tree Tsunami campaign of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa or the ‘Green Pakistan Programme’ of the PML-N’s federal government, people across the board are of the view that the initiatives are a good omen...

  • Pakistan, Norway ink MoU for 150MW solar power plants

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Norway signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for construction of three solar power plants to generate a total of 150MW of electricity, said a statement issued on Tuesday...

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg witnessed the signing ceremony of a MoU between Scatec Solar of Norway and Nizam Energy of Pakistan to jointly develop the solar power plants on a build-own-operate...

  • Solar tariff cut by 27pc for new plants

    ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Wednesday cut upfront tariff for new solar power plants by more than 27 per cent, mainly due to declining solar photovoltaic (PV) prices in the global market...

    Under the new regime, the regulator set two different upfront rates for solar plants in the country’s South and North regions with generation capacity ranging between 1 and 100MW...

  • Plea against coal power plants dismissed

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition against coal power projects being set up in different parts of Punjab under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)...

    The lawyer said the coal-fired power plants could not be allowed to be located within a residential area...

  • Upfront tariff for bagasse-run power plants cut

    ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Friday cut 30-year levelised upfront tariff for new bagasse-based power plants by more than 23 per cent...

    5pc efficiency the plants under previous tariff would enjoy for 30 years...

  • Centre’s nod needed for effluent treatment plants in Karachi, judicial commission told

    HYDERABAD: A Supreme Court-appointed water commission on Saturday directed a federal law officer to ensure liaison between the Centre and the Sindh government with regard to the approval of the combined effluent treatment plants (CETPs) for Karachi...

    Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) chief Masood Ahmed Jumani submitted that the Sindh government had approved the schemes of rehabilitation of old water filtration plants — Jamshoro...

  • PM Abbasi orders retirement of old power plants

    ISLAMABAD: Putting upfront electricity surplus at around 3,400 megawatts, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday ordered gradual retirement of older power plants to check additional financial burden of a looming ‘capacity trap’...

    This also confirmed the position taken by then Secretary Water and Power Younas Dagha and former managing director of National Transmission and Dispatch Company Dr Fiaz Chaudhry for putting cap on...

  • Strike amid dues controversy Dormant filtration plants not a good news for masses

    FAISALABAD: Unavailability of potable water through the filtration plants in many cities has created difficulties for people who are compelled to go for costly options to avoid ailments...

    The water filtration plants have been temporarily closed down in Faisalabad, Dera Ghazi Khan, Mianwali, Rajanpur, Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan and Lahore after the operators went on strike for allegedly being denied salaries...

  • Future of small hydropower plants in the doldrums

    This facility is available to almost all the existing private sector power plants in the shape of capacity payments...

    It said the 2015 policy entailed “must dispatch for RLNG (re-liquefied natural gas), imported coal and mine mouth local coal power plants”...

  • All treatment plants of city non-functional, SC told

    When the bench asked him about the measures being taken to treat toxic water, Mr Zaidi stated that since none of the three treatment plants was functioning, the sewage and industrial waste were making their way into the sea untreated...

    He said that the plants were currently under maintenance and being rehabilitated as part of the S-III project...

  • Bhootani criticises closure of small power plants

    QUETTA: Former speaker of the Balochistan Assembly Aslam Bhootani has criticised closure of small power plants in the province...

    Mr Bhootani said about 12 years ago a dictator established small power plants to provide relief to local people, but now a democratic government was depriving them of electricity supply...

  • Move to build nuclear plants on the outskirts of Karachi criticised

    KARACHI: Representatives of civil society at a public hearing on Monday once again criticised the construction of twin nuclear power plants on the outskirts of Karachi and requested the Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (Sepa) to give at least over two months to go through the voluminous environmental impact assessment (EIA) report and debate the pros and cons of the critical project...

    Also read: No major threat by nuclear power...

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