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Competitive power market – II

Nepra (National Electric Power Regulatory Authority) plans to revisit its determination and a reasonable mid-way solution can be found. There is a USAID study carried out by independent consultants, which…

Nuclear power

We must think holistically about what constitutes “clean energy” when we consider climate change investments and our energy future. President Biden’s recent announcement of his $6 billion effort to save…

Competitive power market – I

Nepra (National Electric Power Regulatory Authority) has introduced a Competitive Electricity Market framework, which has been christened as CTBCM-Competitive Trading in Bilateral Contract Market. The objective is to reduce cost…

Solar power – tread with care

The government is planning in haste to install 10,000 MW solar energy projects. The premise presented is to lower the bill of costly imported fuel. There are no two ways…

Power blackout 2021: inquiry report

On 9th January 2021, 23:40hrs, a major power blackout occurred which engulfed almost entire Pakistan, including Karachi, Lahore, Multan and Islamabad. It took 22 hours to bring electricity back into…

Power situation today

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, while inaugurating the country's fifth nuclear power plant (C-4) reiterated PML-N's commitment to the country dating from the party's 2013 manifesto: an end to load…