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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 »

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 »

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 »

US to provide $81 Million for the Construction of Stage 1 of Kurram Tangi Dam

U.S to Provide $81 Million for the Construction of Stage 1 of Kurram Tangi Dam Project

Total 16,000 acres of agricultural land will be irrigated and 18 megawatts of electricity will be produced after the completion of project The United States signed an agreement to provide over 8.5 billion rupees to the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) for the construction of the Kaitu Weir project in North Waziristan Agency of FATA. The United States Agency ... Read More »

GE and Engro alliance to bring digital power plant solutions to Pakistan

GE and Engro alliance to bring digital power plant solutions to Pakistan

General Electric and Engro sign digital industrial alliance to accelerate transformation of Industries and support digital industrial growth throughout Pakistan and the Region ISLAMABAD –  General Electric (GE) and Engro Corporation Limited have signed a digital strategic alliance, which will focus on providing digital power plant solutions to enable Pakistan’s power generation sector to advance towards mature technologies and become ... Read More »

World’s 10 best countries for working women

World's 10 best countries for working women

Finland, Norway and Sweden are the top 3 countries for working women The Nordic countries — Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Finland —  are the best countries to be a working woman, according to The Economist’s glass-ceiling index 2016. In these countries, women are present in the labour force at similar rates to men. Finland has the largest share of women who have gone through ... Read More »

Mega hydel projects: Govt studies plan to offer stake to private investors

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ISLAMABAD – The government is mulling over a plan to offer partnership stakes in mega hydroelectric power projects along with management control to private-sector investors in an attempt to remove the financial hurdles arising in the wake of different priorities of international donors. According to officials aware of the developments, Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) Chairman Zafar Mahmood ... Read More »

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