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GMO-No! – A Constitutional Gridlock

GMO-No! – a constitutional gridlock

It has been reported that the federal government has recently approved over one hundred varieties of genetically modified cotton and corn to be sold in the Pakistani market. If this…

Pros And Cons Of Regional Electricity Grid

Pros and cons of regional electricity grid

Signing of an agreement at the 18th Saarc Summit to establish a regional electricity grid and meaningful smiles and shaking of hands between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Prime Minister…

Smart Grids

Smart grids

Pakistan's electricity infrastructure has served the country well for the past several decades. However, with the passage of time and rapidly increasing demand, it is fast approaching its limitations. This…

Cost of reversal

As Pakistan’s finance managers crunch numbers to raise pitifully low national revenue, quick policy reversals to meet the gap will inevitably cause more harm than good. Tragically, however, the ongoing…

The FCA conundrum

Power regulator Nepra’s recent approval of a Rs 7.1308/unit tariff hike under Fuel Adjustment Charges (FCA) has sent shockwaves across consumer sections in the country. The Feb-23rd hearing on the…

Electricity tariffs

In Pakistan, it is a known fact that electricity is costly as compared to other countries of the region and its cost is ever inflating, but it is not the…

Rising energy tariffs, sinking economy

Unless power tariffs for industrial consumers are rationalized immediately, economic catastrophe is imminent. Pakistan faces a situation akin to the “boiling frog” metaphor, where the gradual increase in energy tariffs…