Transparency International Pakistan has urged Minister for Water and Power, Khawaja Muhamamd Asif to investigate the issue of procurement of substandard tap changers by the Islamabad Electric Supply Company (Iesco). “Minister has received a letter from the Transparency International…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/substandard-tap-chargers-ti-pakistan-urges-minister-to-probe-procurement-islamabad-electric-supply-company-iesco/ IESCO, Islamabad Electric Supply Company, Minister for Water and Power
ISLAMABAD: The government is ready to pull off all stops to overcome the crippling energy crisis, including importing power from neighboring India.
On Thursday, Water and Power Minister Khawaja Mohammad Asif said negotiations were under way with India to import 2,000MW of power to resolve the…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/government-is-ready-talks-to-import-electricity-from-india-islamabad-electric-supply-company-iesco/ conference on energy reforms, IESCO, import electricity from India, Islamabad Electric Supply Company
Kamalabad subdivision has become the first subdivision of Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) to implement Hand Held Unit (HHU) devices for the metre reading. The project was carried out with the support of USAID Power Distribution Programme to cut Iesco’s losses and improve revenues…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/pakistan-news/discos-to-use-hand-held-unit-hhu-devices-for-metre-reading-support-of-usaid-power-distribution-programme/ ESCO, Hand Held Unit (HHU), IESCO, IESCO management, Islamabad Electric Supply Company, Mepco, subdivision Kamalabad, Subdivision Officer (SDO), USAID Power Distribution Programme
As the power crisis lingers on, the country’s most powerful — the presidency and the premier — receive an uninterrupted supply of electricity, despite recommendations of a parliamentary panel to end load-shedding exemptions, a Senate body was told on Monday.
Thechaired by…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/pakistan-news/power-crisis-no-immunity-from-power-cuts-for-ruling-elite-senate-standing-committee-on-water-and-power/ IESCO, Islamabad Electric Supply Company, power crisis, Water and Power
Senate Standing Committee on Water and Power on Monday recommended to the government to scrap 650MW power sale agreement with Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) to provide relief to consumers in other parts of the country. Chairman of the committee, Zahid Khan who presided over the committee…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/senate-body-for-scrapping-deal-with-karachi-electric-supply-company-kesc/ IESCO, Islamabad Electric Supply Company, Karachi Electric Supply Company, KESC, loadshedding should, Senate Standing Committee
Asian Development Bank (ADB) has expressed dismay over mis-procurement in Discos and frequent changes in Board of Directors (BoD), a major reason for the delay in projects. Official documents reveal that ADB fielded a Mission in Pakistan for the above project from April 18 to 30, 2013.
The…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/asian-development-bank-adb-dismayed-at-mis-procurement-in-discos/ ADB, Aide Memoire (AM), Asian Development Bank, current status and issues, Discos, Executing Agency (EA), Faisalabad Electric Supply Company, Fesco, Framework Financing Agreement (FFA), Gepco, Gujranwala Electric Power Company, Hesco, Hyderabad Electric Power Company, IESCO, Implementing Agencies (IAs), Islamabad Electric Supply Company, Lahore Electric Supply Company, Lesco, Mepco, Ministry of Water and Power, MoWP, Multan Electric Power Company, Pakistan Electric Power Company, PEPCO, Pesco, Peshawar Electric Supply Company, Qesco, Quetta Electric Supply Company
Forty three-year-old Ahmed Niaz visited the Directorate of Municipal Administration (DMA) on Monday to register the birth of his newborn, only to find that there was no electricity.
Every day, many visitors are seen at the computerised Birth and Death Registration Centre (BDRC)…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/power-electricity-cuts-hundreds-fail-to-get-birth-death-certificates-directorate-of-municipal-administration-dma/