PM likely to announce energy relief for industrial sector

ISLAMABAD: As the government has added to the industrialists' problems by increasing the power tariff, PM Imran Khan may soon announce a...

Depleting gas reserves not enough to meet winter demand, Senate told

ISLAMABAD: Federal Energy Minister Omer Ayub Khan said on Thursday that the country was going to face gas shortage in the upcoming...

CPPA seeks Rs1.36 per unit hike in power price

ISLAMABAD: The price of electricity is likely to witness Rs1.36 per unit hike in the near future, as the Central Power Purchasing...

Recoveries of power distribution companies drop 1.48pc YoY in FY20: NEPRA report

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has revealed that overall recoveries of the power distributing companies (DISCOs) during the fiscal...

CCoE may approve furnace oil import to meet energy needs this winter

ISLAMABAD: The Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCoE), in its upcoming meeting, may approve the import of furnace oil to meet the country's...

Sindh govt to be responsible for gas shortage in Karachi as ROW not given: minister

Omer Ayub says govt will save around Rs147bn in three years after it streamlines matters related to LNG usage in power generation

Conversion of CNG vehicles to RLNG to cut oil import bill by 20pc: PEW

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) Chairman Brigadier (r) Aslam Khan on Saturday lauded the move of the government to promote the use...

Power Division notifies up to Rs2.89 per unit increase in K-Electric tariff

ISLAMABAD: Electricity consumers of K-Electric will bear up to Rs2.89 per unit hike as the Power Division has issued a notification to...

NEPRA okays 83-paisa per unit hike in power tariff

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Thursday notified an increase of Rs0.83 per unit in power tariff on account of...

KP cabinet okays provision of cheap electricity to industrial units

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cabinet on Wednesday decided to provide cheap and inexpensive power generated through Malakand-III, Daral Khwar, Ranolia and Machai...

DGPC invites bids for 20 petroleum exploration licences

ISLAMABAD: In a bid to reduce dependency on imported gas and to meet gas requirements of the country, the Petroleum Division (PD)...

Govt to spend Rs20bn on PESCO to upgrade KP’s power infrastructure

PESHAWAR: An amount of Rs15 to Rs20 billion would be invested in the Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) to improve/upgrade Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's...

PM seeks comprehensive strategy to fix energy issues

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has stressed the need for a coherent and comprehensive strategy to address energy challenges being faced by the...

Sindh CNG pumps to remain closed throughout winter

All CNG pumps in Sindh will remain closed throughout the upcoming winter season, Sui Southern Gas (SSG) officials said on Thursday. According to...

$497m Thar coal project achieves financial close

Another Thar coal-based power generation project achieved financial close during a ceremony held at the Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB). According to...