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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 »

Pakistan gets $325 million from ADB for Hydro and Solar Power Projects

Pakistan gets $325 million from ADB for Hydro and Solar Power Projects

Pakistan and Asian Development Bank sign $325 million loan agreement for clean energy. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide 325 million dollars to Pakistan for micro hydro power projects in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and solar power projects in the Punjab. Pakistan government and Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed a loan agreement of $325 million to target off-grid areas of ... 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 »

World’s first solar panel road opens in France

World's first 'solar panel road' opens in France

France unveils world’s first solar panel road in Normandy village The village of Tourouvre-au-Perche in Normandy, France, changed the trend of solar paneling from the roof to the street by inaugurating the world’s first solar panel road. French State minister Ecology Ségolène Royal inaugurated 1km or 0.6-mile road in the small village of Normandy. Road is covered with solar panels ... 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 »

Pakistan to set up world's largest 1000 MW Solar Park

Pakistan to set up world's largest 1000 MW solar park

The solar park would have capacity of 5.2 million PV cells producing as much as 1,000MW of electricity, enough to power about 320,000 households Pakistan plans to set up the world’s largest solar park 1,000 Megawatt, as part of its plans encourage renewable energy resources, said Pakistan Federal Minister for Climate Change Zahid Hamid. “Pakistan has also enacted the National Energy ... Read More »

Pakistan’s Parliament first in the world to go 100% solar

Pakistan’s Parliament first in the world to go 100% Solar

Pakistan’s parliament is now the first parliament in the world to be completely powered by solar energy Pakistan’s parliament has become the first national assembly in the world to be powered entirely by solar energy. Speaker Ayaz Sadiq announced that the solar panels in the house generate 80 MW of electricity, 62 MW of which are consumed by the National Assembly ... Read More »

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