Coal power plants allegedly exploiting imported coal prices

These coal-based power plants had committed to use coal containing 6000 calorific values (CVs) but they had been importing coal with 4500 to 5500 CVs

Employees of WAPDA, DISCOs and others to continue getting free electricity 

Across six DISCOs, the benefits in terms of just electricity units given to retired employees stand at an average of Rs 664mn per year from 2017 to 2025.

Govt to provide gas subsidy to low-income houses of Balochistan for the winter season

With the IMF review around the corner, and an imminent price hike, the government will be treading a fine line with cash handouts

Mobile phone imports surge to 76pc despite dollar constraints

The industry envisions the need for consistency in this upward trajectory, as it could lead to the local production of allied parts

Another power tariff hike of Rs1.82 per unit on the cards

ISLAMABAD: The power tariff is again likely to be increased as the Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) has filed an application with...

Why is NEPRA rethinking coal prices

The mechanism for adjusting the FCC could finally see a change after 2016 

IESCO decides action against electricity defaulters

ISLAMABAD: Various ministries, divisions, and government institutions have defaulted on electricity bills worth billions of Pak rupees, and Islamabad Electric Supply Company...
Thar coal

At $50mn , KE’s new owners offer to shift Jamshoro Power Plant Block 5 to Thar Coal 

AsiaPak Investments offer $50 million offer to revamp Jamshoro Block 5 to a complete Thar based plant 

Regulatory action looms against OMCs as govt targets fuel hoarding

ISLAMABAD: A fuel crisis may be looming in the country with reports coming in that the retail outlets of a number of...

The gymnastics behind Pakistan’s possible first private LNG cargo import 

Pakistan might be returning to the spot market after over a year

Some government employees are enjoying free electricity. Should they continue to do so?

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. However, not all fires need a fire extinguisher

Power Division starts crackdown against corrupt officials to prevent electricity theft

ISLAMABAD: Power Division has launched a comprehensive operation to root out the corrupt officers of power distribution companies (DISCOs) who allegedly aided...

Gas tariff to be increased on IMF demand

ISLAMABAD: After the approval of relief to electricity consumption, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) demanded Pakistani government a significant 45-50 percent rise...

NEPRA notifies Rs1.46 per unit hike under FCA of July

ISLAMABAD: National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has issued a notification of Rs 1.46 per unit hike in the power tariff hike...

Senate committee on power asks to review agreements with IPPs to resolve energy crisis

ISLAMABAD: Senate Committee on Power on Tuesday said that the only resolution to this country wide energy crisis is to make efforts...