The Monsoon Season in Karachi: A Bane or a Boon?
A few way word drops of ran and the entire infrastructure of the city goes belly up. And it...
12,568 MW electricity to be added to national grid by 2018: Govt claims
 Over 12,568 Megawatts of electricity would be added to the national grid after completion of a number of power...
Despite govt promises, many cities remained without electricity at Sehri time
Karachi/Peshawar: Despite the federal government’s promise that load-shedding would not take place in the country at times of Sehr...
The Monsoon Season in Karachi: A Bane or a Boon?
A few way word drops of ran and the entire infrastructure of the city goes belly up. And it is the same year after year as the tall claims of the local and provincial administration of being “prepared” for the monsoon look like so much hot air. In fact,... Read more
Various areas of Karachi without electricity since 16 hours
Karachi: After rainfall on Tuesday evening, electricity supply of various areas of the city remained suspended for as many as sixteen hours. According to details, Gulshan Ameer, Malir Cantt. and Race Club Colony remained without electricity supply for sixteen hours. Electricity supply was also suspended in Prem Villas, Saeed... Read more
12,568 MW electricity to be added to national grid by 2018: Govt claims
 Over 12,568 Megawatts of electricity would be added to the national grid after completion of a number of power generation projects by year 2018. Under a long term plan, the country would have an additional generation capacity of 30,948 MW by the year 2022 through Neelum Jhelum, Chashma nuclear,... Read more
Despite govt promises, many cities remained without electricity at Sehri time
Karachi/Peshawar: Despite the federal government’s promise that load-shedding would not take place in the country at times of Sehr and Iftar, many cities from Karachi to Peshawar remained without electricity at Sehri time. According to details, many areas of Karachi, Okara, Faisalabad, Peshawar, Multan and Sialkot were without electric... Read more
Karachi: Electricity supply resumes after breakdown
Karachi: Most parts of the city were without electricity last night owing to an electricity breakdown. After five hours of the breakdown, electricity was restored to the affected areas. According to details, the breakdown started from 12:00 am and lasted till 05:30 am in the morning. Among the areas most... Read more
“Over 9,000MW electricity to be added in national grid by 2017” PM’s directive
The Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif has directed the concerned departments to ensure completion of ongoing power projects on time and on schedule. Chairing a meeting of cabinet committee on energy in Islamabad earlier today, PM Nawaz said he will monitor the progress on power projects on a regular basis.... Read more
Major electricity breakdown: Fault at Gudu power plant
A major power breakdown has cut supply to many parts of the country’s north zone. Sources said that the breakdown was caused by a technical glitch in the Gudu Power Station. The fault has had a cascading effect, causing Tarbela, Mangla and Ghazi Barotha power stations to trip and... Read more
PM announces Rs3 per unit cut in electricity tariff
Islamabad / Karachi: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif announced on Monday a cut of Rs3 per unit in electricity tariff for industrial users and urged exporters to translate it into increased exports for the country. Addressing the 39th Annual Export Awards Distribution Ceremony organised by the Federation of Pakistan Chambers... Read more
PM announces decrease in electricity price
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has announced that the price of electricity will be decreased in the country. Addressing members of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) and exporter groups, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said NEPRA had been advised to decrease the per unit price of electricity by Rs2.19. The... Read more
Smart meters will be installed to avoid electricity theft: WAPDA
Sargodha: The Water and Power Ministry has directed Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority, WAPDA, to install smart meters at homes to avoid power theft in the Sargodha city. Superintend Engineer Sargodha Sheikh Amil Hussain said that the decision has been taken after complaints of electricity theft were reported... Read more
Electricity shortfall increases to 4600 MW
Islamabad: As the temperature rises with each passing day, the electricity shortfall has reached 4600 megawatts (MW) across the country with many rural areas witnessing load shedding for up to 15 hours. Official sources confirmed that due to the growing demand, a total of 9-hour load shedding in cities... Read more
Nandipur power plant starts generating 100 MW electicity
The Nandipur Power Plant has started electricity production of 100 MW which has been added to the national grid. According to a spokesman of the Nandipur Power Plant, initially 100 megawatt of electricity produced from the project has been added to the national grid. He said Nandipur power project with... Read more
Battery technology to help convert waste heat into electricity
Scientists at MIT and Stanford have developed a new battery technology that captures waste heat and converts it into electricity. Vast amounts of excess heat are generated by industrial processes and by electric power plants; researchers around the world have been trying for decades to harness some of this wasted energy.... Read more