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Tackling the electricity challenge

Pakistan is once again facing a shortfall of electricity in winter. Last year, there was a nationwide electricity blackout on account of similar issues. It then becomes essential to discuss…

Envisioning Karachi’s energy future

Karachi is seeing a surging energy demand due to its rapid expansion. Diverse industries and commercial activities serve as major employment hubs and propel the national economy and attract job…

An aging grid

In the early hours of January 23, the frequency at one of the 500 KV transmission systems in the south went up to 50.75 Hz, followed by severe voltage fluctuation…

Power system and blackouts

On January 23, 2023, another country-wide power breakdown hit the country; not the first time, but the first of the year 2023. This time (again), an inquiry will be conducted…

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…

Power breakdowns

The whole country witnessed a major blackout on Saturday night, which interrupted daily routines and social and economic life. It is a technical issue requiring serious investigation and non-political discussions…

Clean Drinking Water Top Priority

Clean drinking water top priority

Access to safe drinking water is not only a basic need and precondition for a healthy life but it is also a basic human right. At the same time, water…