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Oil lobby not allowing any other means of power generation

  Government not focused on exploiting potential of other indigenous resources like solar and coal Energy is considered as lifeline of a country’s socio-economic and human development but its scarcity results in grinding halt to almost every sector of life. Pakistan like other Asian countries is also faced with acute energy shortage, especially of electricity, the main source of energy. The electricity crisis did not emerge overnight because the issue …

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Solar power option

  Although sufficiently provided with natural resources like water, coal and sunshine, our energy issues remain unresolved even after 67 years of the creation of Pakistan. This has been one of the major failings of our leadership. We have failed to draw a line between pressing national needs and trivial political issues. Leaving the decision of making dams in the hands of divided political leadership is nothing short of suicidal. …

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Solar energy — an inexpensive energy of the future

  Solar energy venture of Nizam energy provides the ray of hope for future development, economic stability. Solar energy is positioned to become a new source of power to lead the world to a low-carbon future and hopefully, away from a global climate catastrophe, which is caused by rising emissions from burning fossil fuels. For solar energy to become so cheap that it can compete with coal and oil, its …

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Exploring solar energy option

  There can’t be two opinions regarding changing energy mix of Pakistan, presently heavily skewed towards fossil oil. However, it is yet to be decided which of the alternatives is cost efficient and economically viable. One of the much talked about option is solar power option. On the face value and keeping in view Pakistan’s climatic conditions the option looks attractive. The other benefits are: 1) installation in far flung …

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Solar power future in Pakistan

  Pakistan has always been suffering from crises but the biggest crisis of all is the law and order and the shortage of energy which has led to the shut down of the industry, affecting the agriculture, lost foreign investment and departure of many companies from the country. People may understand the loss of foreign investment but the departure of the businesses and the companies from Pakistan has caused a …

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Solar energy capabilities in the country

  Solar energy is the radiant power produced through the sun. It is produced both through heat and light. It, along with secondary solar-powered resources such as wave and wind energy accounts for the majority of the renewable power on Earth. The Earth gets 174 petawatts (pw) of solar radiation at the upper atmosphere. 30 percent of that is reflected back to space and the rest is absorbed through oceans, …

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Climatic conditions, location ideal for solar power projects

  Solar power can meet wholly the world demand of electricity. It has the capability to provide several times the country’s energy demand. The world’s covered desert area of 40 percent can supply all of universe the electricity enough of a need. Even the Gobi Desert could supply electricity to world. It has a discontinuous production of supplying electricity and is generally kept by storage or another energy source with …

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Alternative energy options available in Pakistan

  Over the past 30 years, one of the major players in the world is considered to be Asia in term of high growth rate. China and India are developing at a rapid pace, more rapidly than what anyone had expected. Due to this, the demand of electricity is likely to increase each year by 8% till 2015. With such increases in demand along with the increase in prices, electricity …

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The government, banks must jump on to financing the solar projects

  Solar energy is forecasted to become a new source of power to lead the world to a low-carbon future and expectedly, away from a global climate catastrophe. For solar energy to become very cheap that it can compete with coal and oil, its deployments need to be greatly developed. Solar power can meet wholly the world demand of electricity. It has the capability to provide several times the country’s …

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Future of Pakistan linked with renewable energy

  Interview with Mr Inam Ur Rahman – CEO, Reon Energy Ltd & Tenaga Generasi Ltd Profile Inam ur Rahman is the Chief Executive Officer of Reon Energy Limited (REL) and Tenaga Generasi Limited (TGL), wholly-owned subsidiaries of Dawood Lawrencepur Limited (DLL). He joined DLL as CEO in September 2009 and was re-elected at the 21st AGM on 27th Sep 2012. He is currently serving as a Director on the …

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