Category Archives: Energy

2379-MW More Power To Be Added To National Grid Next Year

LAHORE, Aug 14 (APP): The first unit of Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project (NJHPP) and Tarbela-IV Extension would start generating 2379-MW power during the next year, Wadpa sources said here Sunday. Talking to APP the sources said on Sunday that with a power generation capacity of 969

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K-P Moves To End Discrepancies In Teacher’s Salaries

PESHAWAR: Under the five-year Education Sector Plan (ESP), the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government has launched a pilot programme to eliminate discrepancies in teachers’ salaries. This is part of the Rs593 billion reforms that the government has prioritised for quality education. Under the new budgeting and expenditure system, a

Hydroelectric Power: K-P Says Work On Energy Projects In Full Swing

PESHAWAR: The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government has said that it is taking revolutionary steps to develop the energy sector. A number of power projects with capacity in excess of 40 megawatts are being developed at a swift pace, according to a statement released by the board of directors

CPEC Power Project Sponsors To Pay $0.15m Each In Security Cost

KARACHI: Keeping in view the internal and external security threats to the multibillion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects, the government has issued a policy note instructing power project operators to pay protection cost so that they could be ensured sustainable security by special forces. Project sponsors

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Chinese Firm Offers Bid For CASA Transmission Line Contract

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has received a single bid from Chinese company Tebian Electric Apparatus (TBEA) that is interested in laying a power transmission line as part of the Central Asia-South Asia (Casa) 1,000 electricity supply project, say officials. TBEA manufactures power transformers and other electrical equipment as


Punjab Govt To Set Up New 1,200MW Power Plant: CM

LAHORE, July 28 (APP): Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said the Punjab government has decided to establish a new gas power plant of 1200-megawatt capacity to meet energy needs of the future. It was decided in a meeting held here on Friday with Chief

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