A delegation comprising judge of International Court of Arbitration (ICA) and Indian Secretary Water Resources, are to inspect 969 MW Neelum Jhehlum Hydroelectric Project to weigh Pakistan's argume

Pakistan has reportedly failed to offer comments on additional technical data on the controversial 330 MW Kishanganga hydroelectric project provided by India on the instruction of International Cou

The Ministry of Water and Power is reportedly not taking due cognisance of Afghanistan's move to build multi-purpose dams on Kabul river, with India's backing.

Pakistan fares worst in terms of availability of power in comparison to other South Asian countries, including India which has ensured hundred percent availability for industry and agriculture.

At least 300,000 people fall prey to coal pollution every year as thick fog blanket with high carbon content covers northern Indian and Pakistan every winter due to power generation from coal.

According to a study, 'Underground Coal Gasification' (UCG)--a project initiated by Dr Samar Mubarakmand to generate 100 mw of electricity through UGC of lignite in Thar--is a method of converting unworka

The government has decided, in principle, to convert public and private thermal power plants to cheaper fuels due to rising furnace oil prices and depleting gas quantities, sources close to Minister for Water and Power told Business Recorder.

"We are offering substantial incentives to the IPPs which intend to covert furnace oil technology to cheaper fuels.

The much talked-about Rental Power Plants (RPPs), which were touted as a short-term arrangement to bridge electricity demand-supply gap, are no longer considered a major policy option.

According to the daily power situation report prepared by the National Power Control Centre (NPCC), total power generation of the RPPs on June 25 was only 72 MW at a time when the power shortfall peaked to 5500 M

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday assured of financing major water and power sector projects without giving guarantee on Diamer Basha dam.

Pakistan and India on Thursday made no headway to resolve Wullar Barrage dispute as both sides were not ready to change their historical stance, informed sources told Business Recorder.

The federal government has decided to revisit gas pricing mechanism for thermal power plants including the Authority competent to make gas allocations to the new power sector, well-informed sources in Petroleum Ministry told Business Recorder.

Presently, Petroleum Ministry is responsible for allocating gas to the power sector on the recommendations of Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPI