Energy E-Alerts


Power tariff reduced by Rs. 2.77 per unit for September

In a stunning revelation, the government’s own National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC) on Thursday disclosed before the Country’s power regulator (NEPRA) that the government was deliberately not providing electricity to the consumers and has been following a schedule of six to eight hours power outages in the country.

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Pakistan, Russia sign agreement for construction of North-South gas pipeline

Pakistan and Russia on Friday signed an inter-governmental agreement for the construction of a gas pipeline from Lahore to Karachi, Radio Pakistan reported.

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Karachi to Lahore pipeline: Pakistan, Russia seal $2 billion energy deal

Pakistan and Russia signed a government-to-government deal on Friday to construct a pipeline to transport liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Karachi to Lahore. Moscow will lend Islamabad $2 billion for the project.

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Karachi-Lahore LNG pipeline: Pakistan, Russia set to sign agreement today

Pakistan and Russia are all set to sign a government-to-government agreement on laying Karachi-Lahore Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) pipeline today (Friday), officials said. According to Petroleum Ministry officials, a top level Russian delegation landed in the capital on Thursday to sign the deal with Pakistan for laying 1,000 kilometres LNG pipeline costing $2 billion.

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Gridlocked: How power is lost in Pakistan's distribution lines

Behind a rusted blue gate, inside a dilapidated building, next to a disorganised heap of files sits an equally dishevelled middle-aged man.

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September 2016


PM Nawaz Sharif inaugurates 40 MW coal power project in Faisalabad

The 40 megawatts (MW) coal fired power project was inaugurated by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the Sitara Chemical Industries Ltd.

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NEPRA Cancels Generation License for Chinese Power Company

The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Thursday cancelled the generation license for a $600 million coal power plant being built by a Chinese company in Jhelum district.

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Irregularities in Nandipur power project mars PMLN’s bid to end loadshedding

Controversies-ridden Nandipur Power Project (NPP) has marred PML N led government’s bid to end loadshedding in the country. The scandalous multi-billion rupee project which started off on the wrong foot in the first place has now its records of purchase of furnace oil stolen, adjournment motion moved by PTI leader Mehmood ur Rasheed in Punjab assembly and raise in tariff refused by NEPRA, learnt 24 News.

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NEPRA Approves Coal-Fired Power Production Project

The joint venture of Hubco and China Power International Holding Limited aimed to install two units of 660MW each in Tehsil Gadani, District Lasbella, in the Province of Balochistan.

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