The provision of a massive Rs 2,245 billion subsidy to the power sector during the last five years by the government proved insufficient to create a positive impact on energy sector, according to Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar. Finance Minister, in a written reply to a question in the…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/pakistan-news/power-subsidy-in-five-years-rs-2-24-trillion-proved-insufficient-says-finance-minister-senator-ishaq-dar-finance-minister/ (PHPL), Finance Minister Senator, Pakistan Electric Power Company, PEPCO, Power Holding Pakistan Private Limited, power subsidy
The federal government has set the target to enhance the installed capacity of Pakistan Electric Power Company (Pepco) by 2026 MW in 2013-14. Pepco’s actual installed capacity was 20,443 MW in 2011-12 which was revised to 21,014 MW in 2012-13. The incumbent government has planned to…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/pakistan-news/pakistan-electric-power-company-pepco-installed-capacity-to-be-enhanced-federal-government/ Electricity consumers, growth energy Transmission, installed capacity, Pakistan Electric Power Company, PEPCO
Despite the fact that the electricity generation shortfall stands at about 30%, the Pakistan Electric Power Company (Pepco) has been resorting to load shedding lasting more than half a day.
This inequity between electricity supply generation and load shedding was observed by a…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/power-puzzle-sc-flabbergasted-shortfall-30-load-shedding-50-pakistan-electric-power-company-pepco/ All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA), electricity supply generation, Pakistan Electric Power Company, PEPCO, Power puzzle, SC flabbergasted, shortfall load shedding
Supreme Court of Pakistan has issued notices to Managing Directors (MDs) of Pakistan Electric Power Company (Pepco) and National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC) to appear in person and submit a report about the distribution of electricity w.e.f 21.05.2013 onward, in view of the order…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/supreme-court-of-pakistan-has-issued-notices-distribution-of-electricity-supreme-court-summons-chiefs-of-pepco-ntdc/ Distribution of electricity, epco, National Transmission and Dispatch Company, NTDC, Pakistan Electric Power Company, ssued notices, summons chiefs, Supreme Court, Supreme Court of Pakistan
Pakistan State Oil (PSO) has requested the government to implement the pricing mechanism agreed by all the stakeholders to resolve the issue of outstanding dues against power sector. According to reliable sources the pricing mechanism was agreed on March 22 in a high-level meeting chaired by the…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/recovery-of-dues-against-power-sector-pso-urges-government-to-implement-agreed-pricing-mechanism-ministry-of-petroleum-and-natural-resources-and-pso/ government to implement, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resource, Pakistan Electric Power Company, PEPCO, power sector, pricing mechanism, Private Limited, PSO, Recovery of dues against, Special Secretary Finance
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
Caretaker Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso has ordered an investigation into recovery of bills from power consumers, power theft, overbilling and less payment to fuel supplier.
According to sources, the premier has expressed shock over revelation that oil marketing company…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/energy-crisis-pm-orders-probe-into-theft-low-payments-to-oil-supplier-recovery-of-bills-from-power-consumers-power-theft-overbilling-and-less-payment-to-fuel-supplier/
LAHORE: Energy sector experts have criticised the delay in launching compact florescent lamps (energy savers) by replacing the high-power consuming incandescent lamps that could reduce the power consumption by 1,300MW per day, despite worst energy crisis.
Countries such as Sri Lanka,…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/power-experts-slam-delay-in-launch-of-compact-florescent-lamps-energy-savers-by-replacing-the-high-power-consuming-incandescent-lamps/