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  • ‘Power can be produced for Rs4 per unit if thermal plants are run on renewable energy’

    ISLAMABAD: The federal government and the provinces can produce electricity at prices as low as Rs4 per unit in a year if they start using renewable energy to run thermal power plants across the country, according to Dr Nasim Ahan, founding member of Alternate Energy Development Board (AEDB)...

    All the power plants across the country are underutilised and are only being used between 30pc to half their capacity, he told participants of...

  • Automatic thermal scanners installed at four airports

    RAWALPINDI: Automatic thermal scanners have been installed at the airports of Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar to check passengers arriving from abroad for the symptoms of coronavirus...

    Initially, a thermal scanner was installed at Islamabad International Airport (IIA) after which Jinnah International Airport Karachi, Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore and Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar were also provided...

  • Flood-hit power station awaiting repair for 13 years

    SHANGLA: A small hydel power station in Serai Koz Kana area here has been awaiting repair for last 13 years after it was damaged in 2004 flash floods...

    The hydel station was established in 2000 by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government under the Kohistan Development Project (KDP) to provide electricity to Karora, Serai and Koz Kana union councils of Shangla...

  • Villagers besiege grid station over power outages; 13 booked

    GUJRANWALA: Resident of a village attacked a grid station in Farid Town on Wednesday and attempted to set it on fire over suspension of electricity supply, claimed station officials...

    Villagers led by Shahid Butt besieged the Farid Town grid station and some of them allegedly attempted to set it on fire...

  • Explosion Hits Belgian Nuclear Power Station

    DOEL: An explosion hit the Doel nuclear power station in northern Belgium on Sunday, Els De Clercq, a representative of Electrabel energy corporation that operates the plant was quoted by Sputnik radio and websiteClercq told reporters that none of Deol's personnel were injured and added that there was no fuel in the nuclear reactor and the fire department was able to extinguish the flame...

    Doel Nuclear Power Station is located five...

  • Grid station fire causes hours-long power failure in FB Area

    KARACHI: Power supply to a large part of Karachi’s central district was disrupted for hours after a fire broke out at a K-Electric grid station in Federal B Area on Saturday afternoon...

    Due to the grid station fire, some 50 power feeders were affected and as a result several areas in Azizabad, Dastagir, North Nazimabad and other parts of Federal B Area were deprived of power...

  • Warsak power station to be ‘rejuvenated’

    LAHORE: The second rehabilitation project of the 55-year-old Warsak Hydroelectric Power Station will help regain its reduced generation capacity from 193 megawatt (MW) to 243 MW and achieve another life cycle of 30 to 40 years...

    This was stated in a meeting held here at Wapda House to review progress on the rehabilitation of the Warsak Dam Hydroelectric Power Station...

  • Upgrading Warsak power station

    The development of hydropower, of which Pakistan has huge identified potential, slowed down in the past decades due to a variety of factors...

    Also read: Germany to lend 40m euros for Warsak power stationIt is therefore a step in the right direction to undertake rehabilitation, upgrading, modernisation and capacity expansion of the existing hydropower stations, primarily with a view to achieve designed installed capacity and to...

  • EU ambassador inaugurates power station in Swat

    2megawatts hydro power station in Ashuran area was inaugurated by European Union Ambassador Jean Francois Cautain on Wednesday...

    Setting of the hydro power station is the first ever big project, executed by a non-governmental organisation, Sarhad Rural Support Programme, in the district with the financial support of European Union...

  • Kurram Agency gets micro-hydel power station to do away with loadshedding

    In an effort to reduce loadshedding in the region, local government in Upper Kurram has set up a micro-hydel power station on the banks of River Kurram at Norkhan Kanda...

    While the local residents were happy at the establishment of micro-hydropower station, they urged the government to protect their cultivated lands on the bank of River Kurram which always floods during monsoon because of raised water levels...

  • Dharamsala: The sleepy hill station which will host the Pakistan-India firecracker

    MUMBAI: The sleepy hill station of Dharamsala will host arch-rivals India and Pakistan at next year's cricket World Twenty20, while the final will be staged at the historic Eden Gardens in Kolkata, India, organisers said Friday...

    India versus Pakistan is set to be one of the most anticipated clashes of the tournament but fans could find tickets hard to come by, with organisers overlooking larger stadiums in favour of Dharamsala, home...

  • Attacks on police station in Sinai leaves 13 dead

    EL-ARISH: At least 13 people, mostly Egyptian policemen, were killed on Sunday in separate operations when militants attacked a police station in the provincial capital of Egypt’s northern Sinai, and detonated a roadside bomb against a passing armoured vehicle, officials said...

    In the largest of the day’s attacks, a suspected car bomber detonated his vehicle at the entrance of a large police station in el-Arish, the capital of North...

  • Corpse left in suitcase at Tokyo station for a month

    The suitcase was abandoned in a locker at Tokyo Station in late April, but removed to the left-luggage storage room after no-one collected it, media reported...

    Police said they had no leads on the woman’s identity, but were investigating cause of death and examining CCTV footage from around the station...

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