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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 »

UNIDO launches Sustainable Energy Initiative in Pakistan

UNIDO launches Sustainable Energy Initiative in Pakistan

Sustainable Energy Initiative for Industries in Pakistan project highlights importance of Renewable Energy and energy efficiency ISLAMABAD – United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has launched a project, Sustainable Energy Initiative for industries in Pakistan, to explore options for renewable energy for the industrial sector and to improve Pakistan’s energy efficiency. The launching ceremony of the event was held in Islamabad and ... Read More »

Pakistan becomes full member of Shanghai Cooperation Organization

President Mamnoon Hussain addressing the 16th Shanghai Cooperation Organization's Summit at Tashkent, Uzbekistan on June 24, 2016

Pakistan signed the Memorandum of Obligations to become the full member of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) – a key security, economy and energy cooperation group TASHKET – (Uzbekistan) Pakistan has become full member of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) after signing Memorandum of Obligations (MoOs). The memorandum was signed by Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz at SCO’s Heads of State ... Read More »

Pakistan’s Middle East Policy: Striking a balance between Iran and Saudi Arabia

Pakistan, Iran, Saudi Arabia

Is it possible for Pakistan to strike a balance between ties with Saudi Arabia and Iran? The answer is Yes. Former Ambassador Masood Khan explains how.. By Masood Khan The essence of President Hassan Rohani’s visit to Islamabad was bilateral relations between Pakistan and Iran but the strategic overhang of the visit was no less important. Post-nuclear deal with six ... Read More »

Pakistan and Iran vow to boost trade, defence ties

Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in one-on-one meeting at PM House in Islamabad on March 25, 2016.

Pakistan and Iran sign 6 MoUs during the visit of first Iranian head of state to neighbouring Pakistan in the last 14 years. Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani have vowed to boost cooperation on regional security and trade during talks in Islamabad, the first visit by an Iranian head of state in 14 years. Pakistan and ... Read More »

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