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Nepra’s SOI report 2022: a comment — II

There is a counter point of view as well. As per info available to this writer, significant progress and renovation has been done with regard to SCADA (Supervisory Control and…

Nepra’s SOI report 2022: a comment — I

Nepra (National Electric Power Regulatory Authority) has recently released its annual State of Industry (SOI) report 2022. As the name implies, the report gives a comprehensive picture of the power…

Nepra: performance issues – Part I

The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) recently released its annual state of industry (SOI) report. This publication is an authentic source of data and information, and a must-read for…

Nepra: performance issues – Part II

The first part of this series ‘Performance issues’ (Oct 9) talked about the performance issues of the power sector. This part will deal with the existing regulatory and reform issues.…

Nepra’s Shocking Disclosures

Nepra’s shocking disclosures

Beginning mid-1990s, power shortages in Pakistan began impacting its economy, and load-shedding steadily became the major contributor in eroding the competitiveness of its industrial sector. Next, beginning 2001, banks' financing…

Nepra Moves Against K-Electric

Nepra moves against K-Electric

Nepra, being much in hibernation ever since the privatisation of KESC some 10 years back, has been rudely shaken this summer to wake up amidst street protests and a fresh…

Nepra Moves Against K-Electric

Nepra moves against K-Electric

Nepra, being much in hibernation ever since the privatisation of KESC some 10 years back, has been rudely shaken this summer to wake up amidst street protests and a fresh…

Economic contradictions

There are a number of economic events and happenings in Pakistan which are difficult to find immediate and rational explanations for. This is the result of contrasting developments, some positive…

What economic challenges loom ahead?

As Pakistan is getting ready to usher in a new government, the nation's economic trajectory is a focus of attention. The question that looms is whether the change of guard…