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
Power sector is budgeted to consume 90 percent of the total subsidy allocation in the current fiscal year with Rs 220 billion to be disbursed on account of inteer-disco tariff differential. The government has allocated Rs 240 billion on account of subsidy with Rs 220 billion earmarked for the…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/power-sector-to-eat-up-90-percent-of-rs-240-billion-subsidy-total-subsidy-allocation-in-the-current-fiscal-year/ KESC, PEPCO, power sector
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Wednesday announced that inter-circular debt of Rs 500 billion would be settled within two months so that the duration of loadshedding in the country could be minimised. In his budget speech in the National Assembly, Dar said that the office of Federal Adjustor…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/finance-minister-ishaq-dar-to-minimise-loadshedding-rs-500-billion-circular-debt-to-be-settled-within-two-months/ Central Power Purchase Agency, CPPA, Discos, duration of loadshedding, Karachi Electric Supply Company, KESC, Muslim Commercial Bank (MCB), pakistan Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, pakistan loadshedding, PEPCO, power distribution companies, punjab National Assembly, Tariff Differential Subsidy (TDS)
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
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
Short supply of furnace oil to the thermal generation plants of Pepco has shot up frequency of power outages in the city, disturbing daily life beyond imagination amidst sweltering heat and scorching son taking mercury level to 45 degree Celsius. Power supply is interrupted for two to four hours…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/short-supply-of-fuel-stokes-power-outages-furnace-oil-to-the-thermal-generation-plants-of-pepco/ furnace oil, PEPCO, power outages, Short supply of fuel, thermal generation plants
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