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Issues in energy for development

The welfare of humanity has critically depended on our ability to harness and use energy. Development in Pakistan has similarly faced huge obstacles resulting largely from our inability to organise…

Developments In The Energy Sector

Developments in the energy sector

There have been amazing developments in the energy sector, and we are well on our way to replacing conventional energy with clean renewable energy. The entire power sector has been…

Energy Resource Development

Energy resource development

In the medium-term, several measures can be taken. Cheaper energy resources such as natural gas are running out and being increasingly replaced by expensive oil. More gas resources can be…

Affordable Energy For Development

Affordable energy for development

POWER outages are back again and are bound to grow worse as the summer months approach. This new wave of energy crunch was not unforeseen and a way out of…

Grid vs rooftop: the energy debate

The recent hype and chaos around net-metering and the roof-top solar taxation fiasco has brought the power sector of Pakistan to the brink of another planning conundrum. Pakistan’s total electricity…

The walk towards development

Pakistan today is sinking into a dark hole, having to borrow money even to pay off the interest on loans taken, rather than the loan itself. The key areas of…

Our energy quagmire

As the country prepares for another scorching summer, the perennial question looms large amongst the hoi polloi: why does the country still struggle to meet its energy demands despite 67…