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France supporting green energy development in Pakistan

France supporting green energy development in Pakistan

France and EU through the French Agency for Development (AFD) have provided Pakistan 4 million euros funding for green development Ambassador of France H.E. Mrs. Martine Dorance, along with Ambassador of European Union H.E. Jean-François Cautain, visited the construction site of the national Hydropower Training Institute (HPTI) in Mangla on May 22 nd 2017 to participate in the corner stone ceremony ... Read More »

Pakistan supports the use of biomass technologies in industry

Pakistan supports the use of biomass technologies in industry

UNIDO and AEDB project aims to promote use of biomass technologies in industry with focus on the introduction of biomass gasification technology. The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in collaboration the Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) organized a workshop to collect feedback from stakeholders on biomass policy. Recognizing the need for tapping all possible energy sources available to Pakistan, especially ... Read More »

Pakistan’s Engineering University shifts to environment-friendly solar energy

Pakistan’s Engineering University moved to environment-friendly energy

Usman Institute of Technology, Karachi has installed about 198 solar panels of 320 Watts producing a total of 60kW A private sector higher education institute ‘Usman Institute of Technology Karachi’ became Pakistan’s premium technology institution, shifted to solar power to effectively meet the institute’s increasing electricity needs. UIT kicked off energy conservation drive in August of last year. About 198 solar ... Read More »

Sky Electric brings smart energy system to Pakistan

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Sky Electric unveils the first environment-friendly Smart Energy System in Pakistan SkyElectric, a US-based company, has launched its smart energy system in Pakistan with an aim to provide affordable and sustainable clean solar energy. Sky Electric aims to addresses the power challenges faced by the country through the renewable source of energy. The Smart Energy System (SES) combines the technology with ... Read More »

WAPDA awards Rs 180 billion Dasu Hydropower contract to Chinese firm

WAPDA awards Rs 180 billion Dasu Hydropower contract to Chinese firm

Pakistan government awarded Rs180 billion worth of two contracts to a Chinese firm for first stage of the Dasu hydropower project. Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) signed agreement of Rs180 billion worth of two contracts to China Gezhouba Group Company (CGGC) for construction of main civil works in the first stage of the Dasu hydropower project. Dasu Project Director ... Read More »

UNIDO helps Pakistan prioritize renewable energy interventions

UNIDO helps Pakistan prioritize renewable energy interventions

UNIDO has identified priority renewable energy and energy efficiency interventions for 5 priority industries sectors in Pakistan. United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has presented priority renewable energy and energy efficiency interventions for 5 priority industries sectors in Pakistan within the framework of the UNIDO/GEF project entitled “Sustainable Energy Initiative for Industries”. The five major industrial sectors identified in the Report are: ... Read More »

PM Nawaz Sharif inaugurates 340MW Chashma-III Nuclear Power Plant

PM Nawaz Sharif inaugurated Chashma-III Nuclear Power Plant

Chashma-III Power Project Mianwali will contribute 340 MW power to National Grid. Pakistan government endeavors to meet current energy crises in the country with the launch of new power plant. Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif  inaugurated Chashma Nuclear Project – III near Mianwali. Minister for Water and Power Khwaja Muhammad Asif and Advisor for Foreign affairs Sartaj Aziz also attended the ... Read More »

Tesla is powering an entire island in American Samoa with solar energy

Tesla is powering an entire island in American Samoa with solar energy

The island of Ta’u, located more than 400 miles off the coast of the Western U.S., is now entirely powered by solar energy, thanks to Tesla and SolarCity. Tesla and SolarCity, the recently merged companies announced a major solar project without taking more time, where they will be powering an entire island with solar energy. The island of Ta’u in ... Read More »

Electric Company Tesla officially merges with SolarCity

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Tesla officially acquires SolarCity as shareholders of both Musk’s companies approved the deal last week by wide margins Tesla Motors Inc. completed its $2.6 billion acquisition of SolarCity, a company spokesperson confirmed. The deal unites two of Elon Musk’s companies, enabling the billionaire to sell both electric cars and solar roofs to his customers under one corporate brand. The company ... Read More »

GE signs digital power plant accords with Nishat Group

GE signs with Lalpir Power and Pakgen Power HR

GE will provide its advanced digital industrial software solutions to Lalpir Power Ltd and Pakgen Power Ltd under to advanced digital industrial solutions in supporting power plants across Pakistan ISLAMABAD — General Electric (GE) signed agreements to provide advanced digital industrial software solutions to Lalpir Power Ltd. and Pakgen Power Ltd., operators of Nishat Group’s thermal power plants located in Mehmood Kot ... Read More »

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