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  • PA asks govt to make new captive power plants operational

    KARACHI: Criticising the federal government for carrying out up to 20 hours of loadshedding, Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Tuesday regretted that despite paying a hefty sum of Rs27 billion to the Water and Power Development Authority, Sindh was facing extreme loadshedding in the sizzling weather...

    In his policy statement made in the Sindh Assembly on a private resolution filed by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf lawmaker Khurram...

  • No ban on solar, wind plants in Sindh, Senate committee told

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Water and Power was informed on Tuesday that there was no ban on setting up solar and wind power plants in Sindh, though it has been suspended for some time for reasons of tariff determination...

    At a meeting of the committee presided over by Senator Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, senators belonging to Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa accused the federal government of depriving their provinces of setting...

  • SC orders govt to form body to make all filter, treatment plants operational

    KARACHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the provincial government to set up a committee to make all filter and treatment plants fully operational and ensure chlorination of water, setting up of computerised laboratories and deployment of trained staff to test the quality of water...

    It ordered that the proposed committee come up with a report showing how much amount would be spent on making the plants operational and also...

  • Gigantic wind turbines signal era of subsidy-free green power

    OFFSHORE wind turbines are about to become higher than the Eiffel Tower, allowing the industry to supply subsidy-free clean power to the grid on a massive scale for the first time...

    The expectation those machines will be on the market by 2025 was at the heart of contracts won by German and Danish developers last week to supply electricity from offshore wind farms at market prices by 2025...

  • 22 wind power projects in pipeline

    KARACHI: Wind power generation capacity of the country is projected to increase from 250 to 1,530MW within a year as 22 windmill projects are in the pipeline...

    The cheap and environmental-friendly wind energy, introduced late in Pakistan, is gaining popularity as it ensures quick return in a short cycle of three years...

  • Nepra reduces wind power tariff by 20 per cent

    ISLAMABAD: Amid criticism, the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has reduced levelised upfront tariff for wind power projects by 20 per cent to Rs10...

    The revised tariff came after protests by the Sindh government over a ban imposed by the federal government on new wind and solar projects...

  • Sindh rejects ‘low upfront tariff’ for wind power projects

    ISLAMABAD: The government of Sindh has rejected ‘a low upfront tariff’ for wind power projects announced recently by the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) and asked the centre why plants using all other fuels, except natural gas, to generate power have upfront tariff...

    2 billion cubic feet per day to national gas supplies and is home to one of the largest wind corridors...

  • Dubai's Abraaj Group invests in 50MW wind power project in Sindh

    The Abraaj Group, a Dubai based investment group, announced it had bought a majority stake in a 50MW wind power project in Sindh, it has been learnt...

    The project — which is part of the Jhimpir wind corridor — achieved financial close in August 2016 and is expected to commence operations in the first quarter of 2018, read a statement issued by Abraaj Group on Wednesday...

  • Wind power

    IN many countries, wind energy now forms a substantial portion of energy production...

    In Pakistan, excepting three projects of total 150MW, we have not been able to make a go of it...

  • First CPEC wind power project to be installed next month

    KARACHI: Pakistan is set to achieve total generation capacity of 1,185 megawatts from renewable energy sources next month when the first wind power project under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor would be installed in Gharo, said Amjad Ali Awan, chief executive officer of the Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) at a press conference held on Wednesday at a local hotel...

    Highlighting the progress made by the country in the...

  • Denmark generates 43pc of power from wind

    COPENHAGEN: Denmark generated close to half of its electricity consumption from wind energy in 2017, setting a new world record as it aims to entirely phase out fossil fuels in its power sector, the country’s energy and climate minister said on Thursday...

    The level of electricity consumption supplied by wind power has set records in the Nordic country nine out of the last 10 years, reaching 43...

  • Taxes on solar, wind power equipment may be waived to boost production

    ISLAMABAD: The federal government has proposed to eliminate taxes associated with manufacturing of solar and wind energy equipment in the country, in an effort to boost the production and use of renewable power and overcome power shortages...

    In this difficult time, the promotion of renewable energy resources like wind and solar has become indispensable...

  • Letters of support issued for 11 wind power projects

    ISLAMABAD: In a dramatic move, the Alternate Energy Development Board (AEDB) on Wednesday approved issuance of letters of support (LoS) to 11 wind power projects having a total generation capacity of 550 megawatts...

    Prime Minister Imran Khan had expressed displeasure over reluctance of the Ministry of Energy to go ahead with these projects despite tariff approvals by the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) a year...

  • Alarm mounts as wind power turbines halt after govt stops purchases

    KARACHI: Investors in the Jhimpir Wind Corridor are alarmed as their projects have now suffered an unprecedented shutdown of six consecutive days since the federal government halted all offtake from their wind farms...

    Our turbines are standing idle while the government tells us that there is not enough power demand in the country...

  • Denmark sources record 47pc of power from wind

    COPENHAGEN: Denmark sourced almost half its electricity consumption from wind power last year, a new record boosted by steep cost reductions and improved offshore technology...

    Wind accounted for 47 per cent of Denmark’s power usage in 2019, the country’s grid operator Energinet said on Thursday citing preliminary data, up from 41pc in 2018 and topping the previous record of 43pc in 2017...

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