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Handling the energy crisis

The relentless rise in electricity prices in Pakistan has taken a severe toll on domestic consumers, large-scale manufacturing, traders, and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The situation has reached a…

Renewable energy: solution to energy crisis

The power sector of Pakistan has remained under severe stress for more than two decades. To fill the gap between supply and demand the government introduced three Power Polices in…

The power and energy crisis

Pakistan’s power and energy crisis has reached crisis proportions. The power sector’s circular debt of Rs2,377 billion – combined with Rs1,400 billion of the gas sector – and Rs600 billion…

IMF programme and energy crisis

Pakistan has less than US$3 billion in foreign reserves, enough to finance less than three weeks of imports. It owes more than US$9 billion in principal and interest payments in…

Europe throws billions at energy crisis

Almost every week now, European governments are announcing emergency measures to protect households and businesses from the energy crisis stemming from Russia’s war in Ukraine. Hundreds of billions of euros…

Tackling the energy crisis

An unprecedented energy crisis has gripped Pakistan. A supply crunch and an increase in energy prices have put persistent pressure on the economy, hurting the people. For the sake of…

Energy crisis pushes nuclear comeback worldwide

As the costs of importing energy soars worldwide and climate crises wreak havoc, interest in nuclear power is on the rise with nations scrambling to find alternative sources. Investment in…