Power Generation

Pakistan: Chinese-assisted 340 MW nuclear power plant inaugurated in Punjab province – Dec 31

Tarbela dam power generation level reaches its lowest – Dec 31

OGRA cuts gas prices for power houses – Dec 31

WAPDA to enhance Mangla capacity to 1310MW – Dec 30

Power generation up – Dec 27

Nepra to approve Rs 3.60 per unit refund of Discos – Dec 27

November 2016: Power production cost halves with rise in hydel generation – Dec 27

78 projects of 2,796 megawatts may be completed by 2020 – Dec 25

2 power plants of 1320 MW to be installed at Gaddani – Dec 24

Govt plans to lease Ghazi-Barotha project to raise funds for Diamer-Bhasha dam – Dec 24

IRSA reduces releases from Mangla, Tarbela – Dec 23

Nepra grants license to another coal-fired power plant – Dec 23

KP initiates work on three hydel projects – Dec 22

Maple Leaf wins power generation license – Dec 22

Work on Diamer-Bhasha dam to begin next year – Dec 17

Hub power company to start 330 megawatts plant in Thar – Dec 14

Pakistan intends to buy more power from Iran: envoy – Dec 6

Islamabad intends to buy more electricity from Iran: Pak Ambassador – Dec 5

Furnace oil sales fall after closure of mega power plants – Dec 3

Imran Khan lays foundation stone for mega power project in Kalam – Dec 3

Pakistan setting up world’s largest solar park – Nov 30

Efforts on for 1,500MW electricity for Balochistan – Nov 30

IP project still facing sanctions, National Assembly told – Nov 30

Sitara Energy Limited – Nov 30

Govt mulls market-based IRR for power generation investors – Nov 29

Nandipur plant may remain closed for 10 more days – Nov 26

ADB approves $325m loan for power plants – Nov 26

Nepra seeks explanation for Nandipur plant closure – Nov 25

10,000 megawatts to be added to system, Abid tells National Assembly – Nov 25

NEPRA promoting competition in electricity market – Nov 25

Rs2.2bn approved for Chitral Hydel Power Station’s capacity enhancement – Nov 24

Extra power generation to cost consumers up to Rs 25/unit: Parliamentary panel told – Nov 24

Power being evacuated from projects of South including Uch power plants: NTDC spokesperson – Nov 24

K-Electric seeks extra collection of Rs723m for fuel cost adjustment – Nov 24

Bhikki power plant begins operation on trial basis – Nov 23

Bhikki plant starts generating electricity – Nov 22

Power sector: winds of change – Nov 21

Five power generation units of Tarbela shut down – Nov 20

Ban on imported coal for IPPs delays 350MW project – Nov 19

Govt paid Rs65b in markup on financing for power firms – Nov 18

Thar coal-fired power project to be ready ahead of schedule – Nov 17

Lucky Power eyes financial close by March next year – Nov 16

Ministry threatens to terminate 650 megawatts supply to K-E – Nov 16

Industrial consumers of KE: ECC approves Rs 3 per unit reduction in base tariff – Nov 16

KP CM offers partnership to Chinese company in hydel power generation – Nov 16

Thar coal power plant to start commercial operation by June next year – Nov 15 

MoU inked with Chinese corporation for power generation – Nov 15

KP government, CEEC sign MoU: 225MW combined cycle gas turbine for HSEZ to be set up – Nov 15

PM takes notice of delay in power projects – Nov 13

KP govt actively working to overcome power shortage – Nov 13

Mega power plants shut as demand drops massively – Nov 13

Tarbela-4th extension project: revised plan militates against PM’s instructions on $51 million recovery – Nov 12

Evaluation of plants completed: load shedding not to be over by 2018 – Nov 12

Circular debt in power sector: Govt could not repay bank loans of Rs136.5b – Nov 11

Ban on imported coal power generation likely to shelve projects – Nov 11

Overcharged in September: KE to refund Re0.84 per unit to consumers – Nov 10

Islamabad consumers feed surplus electricity into national grid – Nov 9

Load shedding will be reduced by half: PM’s office – Nov 8

Power sector: secretary explains non-cash adjustment of circular debt – Nov 8

MAN Diesel & Turbo completes power plant assignment in Pakistan – Nov 4

Govt likely to renegotiate terms with K-Electric’s buyer – Nov 4

Karachi City likely to get additional 100MW by next month – Nov 4

Pakistan producing more than 1,000MW of clean energy – Nov 3

K-Electric divestment deal: Ministry still in the dark – Nov 3

K-E divestment – Nov 2

PSO’s receivables from power firms mount Rs8.4bln in October – Nov 2

Under-utilization, outages: Nepra refuses to waive off Rs 10 million fine on KE – Nov 1

China’s Shanghai Electric to buy $1.77 bln stake in Pakistani power company – Nov 1

1,200 megawatts RLNG-fired plant to be set up in Muzaffargarh – Oct 29

Hydroelectric power: Investor that quotes lowest tariff will win project bid – Oct 29

48 megawatts Gorkin-Matilatan hydropower project: KP government awards contract to Italian, Pakistani firms – Oct 28

Bhikki power plant to begin test production from next month – Oct 28

Discussion on 9E Gas Turbine Power Plants – Oct 27

Second unit of GE gas turbine arrives at Bhikki power plant – Oct 21

Maple Leaf to set up 40MW coal-fired plant – Oct 20

Hubco mulls power project’s capacity cut – Oct 19

Pakistan’s 4th nuclear power plant of 340 MW starts operation: PAEC – Oct 17

Wapda projects at advance stage, to produce 10,738MW power – Oct 17

MAPLE Leaf Company seeks generation license for 40MW coal power plant – Oct 15 

PM stops ministry from taking legal action against four IPPs – Oct 14

Karot hydropower project to become operational by 2020 – Oct 12

1300MW power projects to be set at port Qasim: Musadik – Oct 10

Dar assures total support for early execution of Hydro power projects – Oct 8

Pakistan and Russia to Negotiate For 600MW Gas-Fired Power Plant – Oct 7

330MW power project based on Thar coal in the offing – Oct 7

KHNP wins US$530m hydro power plant contract in Pakistan – Oct 6

Affordable power generation top priority of govt: Khawaja Asif – Oct 6

Power generation increased by 35 percent in three years: official – Oct 5

Four power projects of 1,420MW approved – Oct 5

Four-MW power accord signed – Oct 4

Prime Minister decides to deregulate power generation – Oct 4

No fault at Mangla Hydel Power Station last night: WAPDA – Oct 3

Bhikki Power Plant: second gas turbine arrives – Oct 3

PM lifts ban on RLNG-fired power plants – Oct 3

Plants ‘failure’, heatwave fuel power shortage – Oct 3

Repair work still on after Saturday’s power blackout – Oct 3

Pakistan RFO-based power generation declining – Oct 2

Shanghai Electric ‘in discussion to buy KE stake’ – Sep 30

IMF says energy sector reforms cut subsidies, outages in Pakistan – Sep 30

PEDO completes 100 mini-micro hydel projects – Sep 29

Second day of public hearing: KE presents various aspects of its business proposal – Sep 29

PPIB, AJ&K government & Karot Power Company sign agreement – Sep 29

CM Sindh claims will add 800MW electricity by 2018 – Sep 27

Amid Strain, India Does Not Rule Out Cutting Off Indus Water To Pakistan – Sep 23

PM Nawaz, President Rouhani seek closer Iran-Pakistan cooperation in economic field – Sep 23

World Bank approves 390 million dollars for expansion of electricity generation capacity – Sep 21

K-Electric shows interest in acquiring govt’s KAPCO stake – Sep 21

Danish company to add 250 MW wind power in system before 2018: Envoy – Sep 11

Nepra cancels generation license for Chinese power company – Dawn Sep 9

Pakistan’s electricity generation surges 12pc – The News Sep 7

Thar Coal Project to supply 660 MW of Electricity to the national grid by 2019 – Radio Pakistan Sep 4