By Adam James
I have a confession to make. I am one of those folks who consistently write on wonky energy things without ever taking the time to write out simple explanations of the basic concepts or why they matter.
So, this piece will give a brief description of what electricity capacity…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/how-a-capacity-market-works-electricity-capacity-markets/ Biofuels, capacity market, capacity markets, Carbon and De-carbonization, Cleantech, Climate, Coal, electrical system, Electricity, Energy, Environment, natural gas, Nuclear Power, Oil, power plants, Solar Power, Sustainability, Wave & Tidal, Wind
Posts tagged ‘power plants’
By Adam James
Gas supply to ”inefficient” power plants suspended 800 megawatts of electricity to the national grid to overcome power crisis
Power sector reforms: Gas supply to inefficient captive power plants cut off
The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources has cut off gas supply to several inefficient captive power plants of industrial units and diverted 150 million cubic feet of gas per day (mmcfd) to four…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/gas-supply-to-inefficient-power-plants-suspended-800-megawatts-of-electricity-to-the-national-grid-to-overcome-power-crisis/ Captive Power Plants (CPPs), Electricity, gas supply, national grid, power crisis, power plants
The Independent Power Producers (IPPs) of the country are in huge debt because of Wapda’s default on its contractual obligations. Contrary to the Power Purchase Agreement, Wapda has released meager or in some cases absolutely no payments to the gas-fired IPPs over past few months….http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/independent-power-producers-ipps-owe-rs-32-billion-due-to-wapdas-payment-default/ independent power producers, IPPs, power plants, WAPDA
The Rise of Utility-scale Solar panels across rooftops, fastest-growing application photovoltaics (PV) industry
LONDON – We are familiar with the inexorable and welcome march of solar panels across our rooftops, but many might be surprised that utility-scale power plants are now the fastest-growing application for the photovoltaics (PV) industry. This sector has delivered a compound annual growth…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/the-rise-of-utility-scale-solar-panels-across-rooftops-fastest-growing-application-photovoltaics-pv-industry/ photovoltaics, power plants, PV industry, PV plants, Solar Panels
Germany is just emerging from its longest, darkest winter since records started being kept decades ago. Last weekend shows what the future looks like – and the picture is bleak for conventional power.
On Friday, energy futures in Germany dropped to below 0.04 euros for the first time ever…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/offsetting-conventional-power-germany-is-just-emerging-from-its-longest/ coal power, Germany is switching, power Germany, power plants, Renewables International, solar power production
Inefficient captive power plants: government asked to review gas providing policy Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW)
The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Friday asked the government to review policy of providing natural gas to inefficient captive power plants that have wasted gas worth Rs 350 billion in last five years. Gas companies continue to provide fuel to the primitive plants while avoiding stress on…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/inefficient-captive-power-plants-government-asked-to-review-gas-providing-policy-pakistan-economy-watch-pew/
Pakistan State Oil (PSO) has been assured Rs 105 billion by the Ministry of Finance and Water and Power to ensure 16,000 tons of furnace oil per day instead of the 12,000 tons currently being supplied. Former Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf and former finance minister Mandviwalla had directed…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/ministry-assures-rs-105-billion-assistance-pso-to-supply-16000-tons-of-furnace-oil-daily/
New Data Reveals U.S. Coal Use Rising Again (U.S. EIA) reveals a troubling trend: Coal-fired power generation
By Kristin Meek, via World Resources Institute
New data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reveals a troubling trend: Coal-fired power generation — and its associated greenhouse gas emissions — were on the rise as 2012 came to an end.
According to the data, which…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/new-data-reveals-u-s-coal-use-rising-again-u-s-eia-reveals-a-troubling-trend-coal-fired-power-generation/
Adequate fuel supply to power plants: MoF seeks to arrange Rs 109 billion Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources
The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources has sought Rs 109 billion from the federal government to ensure adequate supply of furnace oil to power plants for three months – March, April and May this year. Sources told Business Recorder that the matter was discussed at a recent…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/adequate-fuel-supply-to-power-plants-mof-seeks-to-arrange-rs-109-billion-ministry-of-petroleum-and-natural-resources/
Two Independent Power Plants (IPPs) – Saba Power and Sepcol – have still not cleared their fuel supply dues they owe to Pakistan State oil (PSO) for July last year amounting to as much as Rs 1.2 billion, an official told this correspondent on Wednesday.
According to sources in the…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/two-independent-power-plants-ipps-saba-power-sepcol-still-owe-rs-1-2-billion-to-pso/