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  • Solar energy panels given to Kaghan village

    “We have lighted up 140 houses of this remote village by solar energy panels...

    Rest of the houses will soon be given these panels with the support of our donors ,” Rabt Development Organisation chief executive officer Raja Alamzeb told a ceremony held to formally light up Battakundai village on Friday...

  • Solar panels yet to take off

    KARACHI: Energy-starved Pak­­is­­tan, where sunlight is avail­able for up to 10 hours for a better part of the year, particularly in Sindh, Balochistan and southern Punjab, can benefit immensely from solar energy technology, Inam ur Rahman, CEO Reon Energy Limited, told Dawn on Saturday...

    “While the potential is for 250,000 megawatts, through prudent policies the country may see about 10,000MW of solar power in the next five years,”...

  • Khyber tribesmen get solar panels

    LANDI KOTAL: The Fata Development Authority distributed on Saturday solar panels to 190 families of the remote Chora area of Khyber Agency...

    Officials said solar systems were given to heads of families of Jhanda Khel tribe after conducting a survey of the area...

  • EU looks into extending import controls on Chinese solar panels

    BRUSSELS: The Euro­pean Commission is examining whether to extend measures to control imports of solar panels from China, a move that could fuel tensions with Beijing which had welcomed plans to phase them out in September...

    The Commission is studying a request from at least one EU solar panel producer to open an “expiry review”, according to EU sources familiar with the procedure...

  • 'Azadi' marchers set up camp with gadgets and solar panels

    Participants of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam Fazl's (JUI-F) 'Azadi March', who have laid camp in the federal capital's H-9 area, have ensured that their stay remains comfortable without them having to ask the government for any machinery by equipping themselves with solar panels so that they can keep gadgets charged...

    The supporters — many of whom have arrived from other cities — have brought along solar panels with them to charge their cell...

  • 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...

  • CM reviews solar energy projects

    LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif presided over a meeting here on Wednesday to review solar energy projects being set up in the province...

    The chief minister said that speedy measures had been taken to resolve the energy crisis and special incentives were being offered to foreign investors for increasing investment in the energy sector in Punjab...

  • Swat orphanage to get solar energy

    MINGORA: More than 460 militancy-affected girl students will get uninterrupted electricity after installation of solar energy system at Khpal Kor Foundation...

    The speakers said on the occasion that the project was aimed at providing alternative source of energy to girls campus of Khpal Kor Foundation...

  • Dar discusses with WB solar energy plan for Balochistan

    WASHINGTON: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said that he has discussed a proposal with the World Bank to illuminate entire Balochistan province with solar energy and the bank’s response was positive...

    Speaking at the Pakistan Embassy’s economic forum on Monday night, the minister also acknowledged that the Chinese companies investing in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would get huge tax breaks but claimed that “this...

  • Committee urges use of solar energy by Balochistan tube-wells

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Water and Power urged the authorities concerned on Monday to convert tube-wells in Balochistan to solar energy...

    Senator Mir Kabeer Ahmad Muhammad Shah apprised a meeting of the committee held under the chairmanship of Iqbal Zafar Jhagra that the feeders there often tripped because of overloading and therefore tube-wells should be switched to solar system...

  • 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...

  • Hassles in solar energy investment

    THE falling solar energy installation cost is making it competitive to other sources of energy...

    In the first week of May, a solar developer company bid for Dubai Electricity for as little as 2...

  • Parliament shifts to solar energy

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s parliament is now the first parliament in the world to be completely powered by solar energy...

    Members of the National Assembly met for the first time while the lower house was being powered by solar power on Friday...

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