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12 Years After the October Earthquake, Is Pakistan Prepared to Handle Another ‘Big One’?

12 Years After the October Earthquake, Is Pakistan Prepared to Handle Another ‘Big One’?

Pakistan sits on top of three tectonic plates that are very slowly colliding into one another. The eastern half of the country lies on the edge of the Indian plate while the western half lies on the Eurasian plate. The southwestern part (at …Continue reading

150MW Wind Power Project to Be Set up in Jhimpir Corridor

An agreement has been signed for the installation of 150 megawatt (MW) wind project in Jhimpir, Sindh. The agreement was inked between representatives of Tricon Boston Consulting Private Limited (TBCPL) – a special purpose vehicle set up by Sapphire Textile Mills Limited …Continue reading

Pak-China Agree to Joint Uranium Enrichment Efforts

An agreement signed between Chinese and Pakistani authorities paves the way for further cooperation in the field of nuclear energy. Both countries will cooperate for uranium exploration and mining under the agreement inked between the China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) and the …Continue reading

Politically Charged: Do You Know Where Your Batteries Come From?

People are excited about batteries, from electric cars to Tesla’s 129 megawatt-hour energy storage project  in South Australia. But one important issue is often overlooked: the raw materials needed to build this technology – where they come from and their environmental cost. New …Continue reading

Pakistan and France Ink Agreement on Cooperation in Meteorology

Governments of Pakistan and France signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Thursday to strengthen bilateral scientific cooperation in meteorology. The agreement was inked in Paris. Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moinul Haque and Meteo France Chief Executive Officer of Jean-Marc Lacave …Continue reading

Sahiwal Coal Power Plant to Add 660 MW to National Grid

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif inaugurated a coal power plant in Sahiwal on May 25th, 2017. The first unit of the Sahiwal Power Project will add 660 megawatts (MW) to the national grid and help in decreasing the energy deficit in the …Continue reading

World Bank Launches Solar Maps for Pakistan

Pakistan is now one of the few countries in the world to have access to high-quality solar energy maps, which can help increase the country’s renewable energy output, and expand the access to sustainable and affordable sources of energy for its citizens. …Continue reading

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