The federal government expects to generate Rs 325-350 billion from massive tariff increase on commercial, industrial, agriculture and domestic consumers during the current fiscal year; it will be implemented in two phases, a senior official of Ministry of Water and Power
The raise in tariff for …http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/pakistan-news/government-seeks-to-raise-rs-350-billion-through-power-tariff-increase-on-commercial-industrial-agriculture-and-domestic-consumers-during-the-current-fiscal-year/ Agriculture, commercial, domestic consumers, industrial, Ministry of Water and Power, power tariff increase
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Punjab government and a renowned Canadian Company, High Mark Bio-Gas, at Chief Minister’s Office on Friday for setting up bio-gas project. Chief Executive Officer Evan Chrapko on behalf of High Mark Biogas Company while Secretary…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/biofuels-biodiesel/punjab-government-canadian-high-mark-biogas-company-sign-mou-on-22-megawatts-bio-gas-project/ Agriculture, Biogas Company in pakistan, Information, Local Government, Memorandum of Understanding MOU, Planning and Development, Punjab government bio-gas project, Secretaries of Energy
President Asif Ali Zardari on Saturday said that sustained efforts should continue to go beyond the target of £2.5 billion set under 2012 Pakistan-UK Trade and Investment Roadmap. The President said that there is a huge scope of UK Foreign Direct Investment in energy, infrastructure…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/coal-fired-power-plants-pakistan-uk-trade-and-investment-roadmap-uk-foreign-direct-investment-in-energy-infrastructure-development-agriculture-agro-industry-and-mining/ Agriculture, agro-industry, infrastructure development, Pakistan-UK Trade, Pakistan-UK Trade and Investment, UK Foreign Direct Investment in energy
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that the energy crisis has badly affected the country and national economy due to which education, health, agriculture, livestock, industry, trade and all sections of life have been affected. He said that we are answerable to the people for reducing…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/pakistan-news/shahbaz-for-early-finalisation-of-one-window-energy-policy-due-national-education-health-agriculture-livestock-industry-trade-and-all-sections-of-life/ Agriculture, country and national economy, education, Energy Policy, health, Industry, livestock, trade
In its ongoing quest for repeal of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), the oil industry continues to spread misinformation about ethanol and other renewable fuels. In previous posts (here, here, andhere), I addressed three popular myths employed by Big Oil and its PR firms to confuse and cloud…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/busting-big-oil-myths-part-iv-gas-prices-oil-industry-continues-to-spread-misinformation-about-ethanol-and-other-renewable-fuels/ Agriculture, Biofuels, Energy, Energy and Economy, Energy Security, Ethanol, fuels, gas prices, oil companies, Politics & Legislation, Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), renewable fuels, RFS and biofuels
Under the Clean Air Act (CAA) the EPA is responsible to protect the Public from toxic pollutants including lead in motor vehicle exhausts. The EPA is also responsible for the Federal ‘renewable fuels standard’ program and setting annual Transportation ethanol blending-consumption…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/oil-gas-energy/replacing-leaded-aviation-gasoline-with-renewable-ethanol-federal-renewable-fuels-standard-program/ Agriculture, aviation fuel, aviation gasoline, Clean Air Act (CAA), Energy and Economy, Environment, Environmental Policy, Ethanol, internal combustion engine’ (ICE), light duty vehicle LDV, Oil, Public Health, technology innovations
Peter O’Donnell, European Affairs journalist for viEUws – the EU Policy Broadcaster, is joined by Tom Hanney, Irish Ambassador to the EU, to discuss the Indirect Land Use Change Proposal (ILUC).
In the Environment Council, there are very divergent views concerning ILUC, especially…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/videos/eu-biofuels-and-indirect-land-use-change-proposal-ilucvideo/ (ILUC), Agriculture, Biofuels, biofuels production, Cap-and-Trade, Carbon and De-carbonization, Cleantech, Climate, Efficiency, Energy and Economy, Energy Security, Environmental Policy, eu, Indirect Land Use Change Proposal, Politics & Legislation, Renewables
Concerned about the availability and sustainability of water resources now and in the future, experts from around the world have gathered in Bonn, Germany to “synthesize major global water research achievements in the last decade and help assemble the scientific foundations to articulate a…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/bonn-addressing-climate-change-threats-to-water-in-the-anthropocene-a-capstone-event-for-the-global-water-systems-project-gwsp/ Agriculture, anthropocene, capstone event, Climate, climate change policy, Environment, GWSP, International Climate Conferences, lobal Water Systems Project, Risk Management, Sustainability, Water, water scarcity
Time to set the record straight on EPA’s premature approval of E15 fuel for the marketplace – necessitated by EPA administrator nominee Gina McCarthy’s recent inaccurate and misleading responses to Senate questions about E15 testing. McCarthy was asked:
“Was EPA aware of ongoing…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/taking-on-the-epa-and-e15-testing-by-epa-administrator-nominee-gina-mccarthys-recent-inaccurate-and-misleading-responses/ Agriculture, Biofuels, CRC’s research, DoE, e15 fuel, E15 Testing, Efficiency, Energy and Economy, Environmental Policy, epa, EPA administrator nominee Gina McCarthy, government regulation, misleading responses, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, NREL, recent inaccurate, Risk Management, Taking EPA, Transportation
Texas Rep. Pete Olson, along with more than a dozen cosponsors reintroduced legislation this week that would permit natural gas-based ethanol to compete with corn- and switchgrass-based ethanol for a federal biofuel mandate.
As of now, the eight-year old law within the Clean Air Act has required…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/renewable-energy/ethanol-biofuels-mandate-on-alert-would-permit-natural-gas-based-ethanol-to-compete-with-corn-switchgrass-based-ethanol/ Agriculture, Biofuels, biofuels production, corn-based ethanol, Environment, federal government, natural gas, News, permit natural gas, Politics & Legislation, Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), Renewables