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A New Material Can Cool Buildings Without Energy Consumption

A New Material Can Cool Buildings Without Energy Consumption

Intense summer days with the sun beating down on you call for air conditioning at homes and offices but result in high utility bills which can have a devastating impact on your wallet. The use of air conditioners not only increases fuel …Continue reading

Applications Open for Global Competition in Clean Technology

A competition under the Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP) has now opened applications for 2017. GCIP is a joint initiative of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). This is the world’s largest clean technology competition …Continue reading

New Smart Energy System Unveiled in Pakistan

A clean energy company, SkyElectric Inc., launched its Smart Energy System in Pakistan at an event held in the capital on 27th February, 2017. The Smart Energy System is a next generation solar energy production, management and storage solution. Apart from the …Continue reading

Is Breathing Killing Us?

HAZE AND SMOG IN NORTHERN INDIA AND PAKISTAN Air pollution is a severe and persistent problem at the foothills of the Himalaya Mountains in Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh. The haze and pollution back up against the mountains and remain for weeks at …Continue reading

Pakistani Cleantech Startup Wins Global Award

A Pakistani startup has won an award in the “Waste to Energy” category at a global competition for innovators of clean technology. The competition was held in Silicon Valley on 9th February, 2017 during Cleantech Week in San Francisco. Innovators and entrepreneurs …Continue reading

Energy Efficient Appliances – Missing Link in Power Sector Regeneration Puzzle

Domestic consumers have overtime become the biggest users of energy supplied through the national grid. Their share in energy consumption has gone up from 10% in 1970 to 43% in 2010. The share of industrial users has gone down in the same …Continue reading

MIT Technology Review Pakistan Partners With NewEnergy Global Startup Fest

The world’s top 100 startups from over 35 countries are gathering in Astana, Kazakhstan from the 26th to the 28th of October to showcase their ideas and products related to cleantech and renewable energy. Billed as the NewEnergy Global Startup Festival, the …Continue reading

2015 Was the Warmest Year on Record, and It Wasn’t Even Close

The numbers are in, and they are unforgiving: 2015 was the hottest year on record, and it wasn’t even close. The announcement was expected—scientists monitoring global temperatures predicted before the end of the year that 2015 would set a record for warmth, …Continue reading