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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Thar has first right on coal and electricity produced by it, says governor

    MITHI: Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair has said that Tharis have the first right over huge coal reserves and thereby Thar should have a share in the electricity produced by the coal underneath its soil...

    “All villages falling within Thar coalfield spread over 9,100 square kilometres will be provided electricity and work on their electrification will begin soon,” he added...

  • Electricity demand hit new high, says ministry official

    ISLAMABAD: The electricity demand touched a new high of 16,500MW on Wednesday...

    Take a look: Production of 660MW electricity from Thar coal to start by 2017 end: ministerOn May 5, the average generation reached 12,817MW before peaking at 13,700MW as against 9,922MW and 10,800MW during the corresponding period last year...

  • Electricity woes

    THROUGH these columns I would like to draw the attention of the senior management of K-Electric that we, the residents of Block-2, Gulistan-i-Jauhar, have been facing the immense problem of irregular and erratic supply of electricity for the last many days...

    For the last 10-12 days, electricity goes off for long hours at night...

  • Sindh govt asked to clear Rs66bn electricity dues

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif said in the National Assembly on Tuesday that the government and private consumers in Sindh owed large amounts in unpaid electricity bills and urged the PPP leadership to ask their government in the province to clear power dues of Rs66 billion...

    The minister said: “Neither private sector nor public sector in Sindh is willing to pay electricity bills, but they always complain... ...

  • Drastic improvement in hydel electricity generation

    190 million units of electricity to the national grid on Friday compared to 64...

    Also read: Crisis brings down power generation by 2,000MWThe basic purpose of dams is to provide water for agriculture as required by the provinces, whereas hydel electricity generation is merely the by-product...

  • Two caught stealing electricity

    MURREE: The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (Iesco) team has caught two persons stealing electricity directly from the main line in Murree...

    They were arrested and handed over to Murree Police where a case of electricity theft was registered against them...

  • LHC orders refund of surcharges in electricity bills

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has declared as illegal the recovery of surcharges, like Equalisation Surcharge, Debt Servicing Surcharge, Universal Obligation Fund Surcharge and Neelam Jhelum Surcharge, under electricity bills and directed the federal government to refund the amount collected under the heads of surcharges...

    Take a look: PHC stays recovery of power surcharges from CNG stationsHe said that supply of electricity was a...

  • ‘Illegally installed electricity meter’ at MPA’s factory untraceable

    The Fesco chief had asked the committee to probe into causes of transfer of SE Mujahid Chattha and EXEN Rao Ali particularly keeping in view the aspects of M&T checking and billing of the electricity connection of the MPA...

    Sources said the MPA had submitted an application to Fesco authorities for installation of a meter at the foundry he had purchased, although he had been using electricity through an illegally installed meter for...

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