The USAID Power Distribution Program and Pakistan’s Government-owned Power Distribution Companies (Discos) are working together to bring improvements in Discos including the Islamabad Electric Supply Company (Iesco), Peshawar Electric Supply Company (Pesco), Lahore Electric Supply Company…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/pakistan-news/usaid-helps-pakistans-government-owned-power-distribution-companies-discos-on-institutional-capacity-development/ Discos including the Islamabad Electric Supply Company, Faisalabad Electric Supply Company, Fesco, Gepco, Gujranwala Electric Power Company, Hesco, Hyderabad Electric Supply Company, IESCO, Lahore Electric Supply Company, Lesco, Mepco, Multan Electric Power Company, Pesco, Peshawar Electric Supply Company, Qesco, Quetta Electric Supply Company, Sepco, Sukkur Electric Power Company
MULTAN: A police constable died on Friday from injuries suffered when residents of a colony raided by a Multan Electric Power Company team on an anonymous tip put up resistance to severing of illegal connections.Twenty of the villagers were arrested and cases were registered against more than…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/multan-electric-power-company-mepco-crackdown-policeman-killed-in-power-theft-raid-resistance-to-severing-of-illegal-connections/ Company, connections, crackdown, Electric, illegal, killed, Mepco, Multan, Policeman, power, resistance, severing, theft
MULTAN: At least three major industrial units in the industrial estate here were fined Rs160 million during a raid by the Multan Electric Power Company (Mepco) and Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) on Monday, a press release issued by the district government read.
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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
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.
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