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
QUETT (INP): Quetta Electric Supply Company (QESCO) has sought assistance of NAB Balochistan to recover its dues of billions of rupees from defaulters.
QESCO spokesman said on Friday that a list of defaulters of above Rs one lakh has been sent to NAB for recovery.
He disclosed that Balochistan…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/pakistan-news/quetta-electric-supply-company-qesco-seeks-nab-balochistan-help/ NAB Balochistan, Qesco, Quetta Electric Supply Company
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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ISLAMABAD – Circular debt of power sector is such a gift that former PPP-led government had left for interim government. It is a great challenge for any government to maintain even a reasonable supply of electricity during the first few months of government after taking charge.
Miscreants in Balochistan blasted four power pylons of 220KV on Sunday suspending supply of electricity to 47 grid stations. According to the reports, as a result of the blasts of power pylons, electricity supply to 17 districts has been suspended.
QESCO sources said that it would take time to…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/four-power-pylons-blown-up-in-balochistan-electricity-supply-to-17-districts-suspended/
ISLAMABAD – Planning Commission and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have jointly calculated that power sector circular debt has reached Rs 872.4 billion by June 30, 2012 from Rs 84 billion in 2005.
Planning Commission and USAID unveiled the report titled Circular…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/circular-debt-reaches-rs-872-4b-planning-commission-and-united-states-agency-for-international-development-usaid/