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  • Electricity tariff reduced by Rs2.6 per unit

    ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) reduced on Thursday electricity tariff by Rs2...

    60 per unit for all distribution companies, except K-Electric, for one month because of cheaper furnace oil and higher hydropower generation in August...

  • Ogra cuts rate for Sui Southern gas by Rs10 per unit

    ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) has reduced the prescribed price for the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) by Rs10 per unit owing to a series of inadmissible expenditures on system expansion in Balochistan and Sindh, including revenue losses in Karachi on account of law and order problems...

    59 per unit increase, over and above the current average prescribed price, with effect from July 1, 2015, as part of final...

  • ‘Inflated’ electricity bill worries Wasa

    5 million electricity bill for June and asked the provincial government to take up the matter with the Islamabad Electric Supply Company (Iesco)...

    Wasa Managing Director Raja Shaukat Mehmood told Dawn that Wasa had received an inflated bill of Rs5...

  • Senate committee rejects Finance Bill, asks SBP to freeze dollar at Rs150 and interest rate at 12pc

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Finance on Thursday rejected with majority vote the Finance Bill 2019 which envisages increase in taxes and prices, maintaining that it will badly burden the masses...

    Read: Budget 2019-20: Tax-heavy budget fails to arrest growing fiscal deficitThe proposal was floated by Senator Talha Mahmood of the JUI-F during clause by clause reading of the finance bill...

  • CASA-1000 project will generate 1,000MW electricity for Pakistan: PM

    The CASA-1000 project will help generate electricity in Pakistan and Afghanistan, said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday as he addressed the Quadrilateral Session of CASA-1000 conference on the final day of his visit to Tajikistan, Radio Pakistan reported...

    "Pakistan needs energy for its socio-economic development and [to] run its industrial sector to its full potential," said PM Nawaz, adding that the CASA-1000 project would...

  • Tajikistan to export 1,000MW electricity to Pakistan by 2018

    ISLAMABAD: Tajikistan would export 1,000 megawatts of hydroelectric power to Pakistan by 2018 under Central Asia South Asia (CASA-1000) project through a 750-kilometre-long transmission line with an estimated cost of $1...

    Talking to APP on Friday about Pakistan-Tajikistan bilateral relations, Ambassador of Tajikistan Sherali Saidamir Jononove said: “Pakistan is one of the first among those countries who recognised Tajikistan as an...

  • Pakistan very strong unit in T20s: Maxwell

    ABU DHABI: Australian batsman Glenn Maxwell is eagerly looking forward to taking on Pakistan in the three-match Twenty20 series starting in the UAE tomorrow...

    We had a good T20 tri-series against Pakistan and Zimbabwe [earlier this year]...

  • Pakistan's Financial Monitoring Unit signs deal with UK to counter money laundering, terror financing

    A delegation headed by FMU Director General Mansoor Siddiqui signed the agreement with the United Kingdom's Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) while on a visit to the UK...

    A press release issued on the occasion stated that the FMU in Pakistan and the FIU in the UK had signed an MoU for the establishment of a channel facilitating the efficient exchange of financial intelligence...

  • 34,364 electricity thieves caught in one month

    SIALKOT: Surveillance teams of Gujranwala Electric Power Company (Gepco) caught 34,364 electricity thieves in the districts of Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat, Mandi Bahauddin, Hafizabad and Gujranwala during the last one month...

    According to senior Gepco officials, the electricity thieves include 33,818 domestic, 203 commercial, 126 tubewell and 217 industrial consumers...

  • Electricity trends

    THE electricity grids we have today were designed in the 19th century to transport energy from a central power generation plant and deliver it to the substation level to serve communities...

    Today, the cost of generating solar electricity even without any subsidy is cheaper than any other type of fossil fuel even at the presently depressed oil prices...

  • National electricity grid on the brink of crisis

    ISLAMABAD: The national electricity grid on Thursday appeared to be heading for another crisis — the second one this month — after snags curtailed supply of natural gas and forced power plants generating a total of 3,000MW to shut down...

    This has come at a time when a majority of the furnace oil-based power plants do not have the fuel required to immediately start producing electricity...

  • Thar Coal Block-II to start electricity production in June 2019

    The Thar Coal Block-II project will start electricity production by June 2019, as more than 50 per cent work on its coal-based power plant has been completed, Radio Pakistan reported...

    The power projects which are being completed as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project will be helpful in meeting the energy needs of the country...

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