Category Archives: Energy

AFD To Provide 165Mln Euro For Energy Sector Development

ISLAMABAD, July 20 (APP): Pakistan and French Agency for Development (AFD) Thursday signed Euro 165 million soft loan agreements to improve energy sector. The agreements were signed by Secretary, Economic Affairs Division (EAD), Shahid Mahmood, Ambassador of France, Martine Dorance and Country Director French Agency

PM Inaugurates 760 MW Haveli Bahadur Shah Power Plant

HAVELI BAHADUR SHAH, July 7 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Friday inaugurated the first unit of the Haveli Bahadur Shah Power Plant, adding 760 MW of electricity to the national grid in a step forward towards ridding the country of loadshedding. The environment friendly

Construction Work On Mohmand Dam 800MW To Start In November

KARACHI: Construction work on the Mohmand Dam Hydropower Project, aimed to generate 800 megawatts of electricity, will begin in November 2017. In this regard, the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has invited an Expression of Interest (EoI) from experienced consultants to undertake consultancy services

China To Invest $50B To Develop Indus River Cascade

ISLAMABAD: In a major development that may attract $50 billion Chinese investment to Pakistan, Islamabad is expected to sign an MoU with Beijing on Saturday (today) for financing and developing the North Indus River Cascade which has the potential to generate 40,000MW hydro electricity. The $50

Chinese Investors Interested In Seven K-P Power Projects

PESHAWAR: The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Power and Energy Department has completed feasibility studies for five mega projects in the province to generate 1,123 megawatts (MW) of power. Officials in the department told APP that during the recently held roadshow in Beijing from April 17-19, the provincial government

Surplus Electricity To Be Available From Next Year: Abid Sher

FAISALABAD, Apr 22 (APP): State Minister for Water and Power Chaudhry Abid Sher Ali Saturday said that PML-N government will not only end load-shedding this year but surplus electricity will be available from the next year. Talking to the media during his visit to Faisalabad

Power Crisis To End By First Week Of May: Asif

Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Wednesday admitted that it is his government’s ‘failure’ to mitigate power crisis during previous days and assured to deal it by the month of May. “We admit our mistake of this temporary power crisis during

KP Govt Sign 11 MoUs With Chinese Companies

ISLAMABAD, (APP): Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government has singed 11 Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with the Chinese Companies for completion of various development projects under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). According to Radio Paksiatn , an agreement to this effect was signed in Beijing on Monday. The development projects

Addressing Energy Shortfall Top Priority Of Government: PM

ISLAMABAD, (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Friday said addressing energy shortfall was the top priority of his Government and expressed the hope that fast track construction of power projects would significantly help overcome the energy crisis. He was talking to Yan Zhiyong, Chairman of Board of Directors and President