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Coal power plants: early retirement?

Recently, a conference was held in Islamabad on the proposal of “Early Retirement of Coal Power Plants”. Those who are aware of Pakistan’s energy problems went into a shock to…

N-power Plants In Karachi

N-power plants in Karachi

After having failed to create premonitions and misgivings in recent past about construction of two coastal nuclear power stations near Karachi, namely Kanupp-2 and Kanupp-3, the anti-nuclear lobby has once…

A Case For Reviewing Nuclear Power Plants

A case for reviewing nuclear power plants

Last month, something interesting and unusual happened in Britain that should give a pause to Islamabad as it walks in a certain direction without thinking what lies in store. July…

Benefits Of Gadani Power Plants

Benefits of Gadani power plants

Pakistan's power sector is in deep crisis due to massive loadshedding and lack of reliable power supply to meet the existing demand. This situation has arisen due to poor planning…

Roads And Power Plants

Roads and power plants

Watching the prime minister inaugurate another motorway project reminded me of an earlier clip I saw of him during his visit to Europe a few months ago. Before describing that,…

It’s a tech-powered world

In my previous articles, I have emphasized the importance for Pakistan to change tracks and focus on the manufacture and export of high-tech (high value-added) goods to improve its economy.…

Power sector: there’re solutions aplenty but…

The power sector woes are not resolving despite successive and massive increases in the consumer tariffs – especially for industrial, commercial, and high consuming domestic users. The overall consumption is…

Vital role of investments in power sector

When discussing investments for economic progress, some major industry players often receive well-deserved recognition. The power sector, however, that stands out as an essential enabler for the entire economic landscape…