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    Energy Crisis Problem In Pakistan

  • 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...

  • Are watermills in Kashmir a solution to Pakistan's energy crisis?

    MUZAFFARABAD: Arshad Rashid thinks he has an answer to his country's energy shortages...

    If each of these mills were connected to a small-scale turbine, Arshad believes, villages could become energy self-reliant, helping bring an end to the long power outages that have sparked violent protests across Pakistan and the region of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) over the past few summers...

  • LNG is the only solution to Pakistan's energy crisis: PM Abbasi

    Inaugurating the second Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal at Karachi's Port Qasim on Sunday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that LNG was the only solution to Pakistan's energy crisis...

    "If you don't add more gas into the system, you cannot fight the energy crisis," he insisted, adding that other methods to produce energy are either too expensive or too slow...

  • Is Pakistan's solar power poised to take off amid energy crisis?

    Solar energy production in Pakistan is poised to take off ? just as the South Asian country is ramping up coal production to help plug a crippling power crisis, energy experts say...

    New high quality solar maps ? essential to securing financing for major solar projects ? show Pakistan is one of the world's best countries for producing solar energy because of its arid climate and latitude...

  • The energy crisis

    EMERGING in 2006-07, Pakistan’s energy crisis still haunts the country — be it lengthy load-shedding, the growing demand-supply gap, energy insecurity, increasing reliance on imports and circular debt...

    The energy crisis did not take us by surprise; from a surplus of power in 2001 to a deficiency in 2006, the period was long enough for us to have taken action...

  • Sherpao flays govt for failing to end energy crisis

    BATTAGRAM: Qaumi Watan Party chairman Aftab Ahmed Khan Sherpao has criticised the federal government for what he calls its failure to end energy crisis in the country...

    Addressing a public meeting in Allai, he said that government was making tall claims to control energy crisis but it failed to fulfil its commitment...

  • Energy market seen as vulnerable to Gulf crisis

    KUWAIT CITY: While the Gulf’s bitter diplomatic crisis is unlikely to affect energy prices in the short term, a prolonged rift that disrupts Qatar’s gas supplies could send prices soaring, analysts say...

    But using Iranian waters could involve higher costs, said Jean-Francois Seznec of the US-based Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center...

  • Tesla to build giant battery in Australia amid energy crisis

    Tesla announced on Friday it will build the world's largest lithium-ion battery in southern Australia, part of a bid to solve an energy crisis that has led to ongoing blackouts across the region...

    Tesla will partner with French renewable energy company Neoen to build the 100-megawatt battery farm in South Australia state, with Tesla CEO Elon Musk promising to deliver the system within 100 days of signing the contract or it will be...

  • PPP to launch countrywide protest against energy crisis

    RAWALPINDI: PPP Punjab’s central president Qamar Zaman Kaira announced on Tuesday that the party has decided to launch a countrywide protest campaign over the energy crisis...

    He said that first, protest camps will be set up at Minar-i-Pakistan in Lahore and Liaquat Bagh in Rawalpindi...

  • Solar energy production fails to take off despite electricity crisis

    KARACHI: Amid an unending electricity crisis, common users put themselves at risk by opting for solar energy solutions as the government is yet to play an active role in formulating policies required to broaden the use of green technology by making it economical for the masses and regulating its business...

    This official gap is the main obstacle to the progress that other countries have achieved in solar energy production within a...

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