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Mercury and electricity shortfall rise together

April 18, 2017

After repeated claims of power shortages being eliminated, continuous rants about new power projects to be constructed, today’s update is that energy shortfall has reached to 6,000 Mega Watts. The sun came out and electricity decided to hide behind the generators. As the mercury rises, the energy shortfall races to keep up. One TV channel […]

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2 Pakistani Startups make it to NEWENERGY...

October 28, 2016

Dawn news recently reported that, “Over 140 million Pakistanis either have no access to the power grid or suffer over 12 hours of loadshedding daily.” The report talks about several facts related to energy crisis in Pakistan. The emerging startup culture maybe one of the most effective means of solving crisis. The government and the […]

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Tackling Pakistan’s Energy Crisis-harnessing country’s Solar Resources

July 19, 2016

According to the latest data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the global power generation capacity today is 5,865 GW, out of which 1,882 GW is attributed to renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, hydro, biomass and geo-thermal. Furthermore, global renewable energy investments amounted to $266 Billion USD in 2015, whereas fossil fuel based investments […]