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Scientists set to replace master kilogram with electric current

Scientists set to replace master kilogram with electric current

Le Grand K — a platinum ingot housed in Paris according to whose weight the kilogram is defined — is all set for retirement. Scientists are expected to vote to replace it with an electric current at the General Conference on Weights …Continue reading

717MW Power to Be Added Into the National Grid

717MW of electricity have been injected into the national grid with the inauguration of the Bhikki Power Plant near Sheikhupura. A steam turbine is expected to be added in November which will bring the total output of the powerplant to 1180MW. The …Continue reading

Two Wind Power Plants to Become Operational in Sindh by End of Year

Two wind power plants containing 33 wind turbines each are set to be installed in Sindh by the end of the year. The power plants will have the capacity to produce 99 megawatts (MW) electricity altogether and will be capable of providing …Continue reading

Pakistan: A Renewable Energy State?

Access to clean, reliable and modern sources of energy is critical for achieving the targeted economic growth and development in a country. Without access to modern energy, it is not possible to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, the seventeen-point global agenda adopted …Continue reading

China Details Next-Gen Nuclear Reactor Program

A group of nuclear scientists and entrepreneurs gathered this week at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, in Tennessee, to observe the 50th anniversary of the molten-salt reactor experiment—a program carried out at Oak Ridge in the 1960s to build a novel nuclear reactor. …Continue reading

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