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Collection of municipal tax through power bills provokes public outcry

The News International 20 Sep 2022
The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) and K-Electric (KE) have been under fire since the former authorised the latter to collect municipal charges from the people of Karachi through power bills ...There is an absolute need to induce policies, such as waste-to-energy, so that garbage could be used in a beneficial and meaningful way.
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DHA penalises residents for installing rooftop solar panels

Dawn 17 Sep 2022
KARACHI ... Earlier this month, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif had okayed a 10,000 MW solar energy project to reduce reliance on costly imported diesel, furnace oil and LNG for power generation. The PM had also removed the 17 per cent general sales tax on solar panel to encourage businesses and households to opt for solar energy.
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Lucky to install 25MW captive solar plant

Dawn 15 Sep 2022
KARACHI. Lucky Cement Ltd said on Wednesday it has entered into an arrangement with Orient Energy Systems Ltd for supplying and installing a 25.3-megawatt captive solar power at its Karachi plant.
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KE’s monopoly over power supply in city to end by 2023, says energy minister

The News International 14 Sep 2022
The Sindh government will end the monopoly of Karachi’s sole power provider K-Electric (KE) by 2023. The announcement to this effect was made by Sindh Energy Minister Imtiaz Ahmed Shaikh as he addressed a press conference on Tuesday ... The energy minister also berated Pakistan ...
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Energy minister for timely completion of development schemes

Urdu Point 14 Sep 2022
Sindh Energy Minister Imtiaz Ahmed Sheikh on Wednesday ... KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 14th Sep, 2022 ) .Sindh Energy Minister Imtiaz Ahmed Sheikh on Wednesday directed the concerned officers to take measures for completion of ongoing schemes within stipulated time.
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One dead, seven injured as rain batters Karachi for a second day

The News International 14 Sep 2022
“Due to two low-pressure areas over Indian Gujarat and Central India, sea breeze towards Karachi was suspended for the past few days, which provided convective energy for local developments, and different areas received moderate to heavy rain following strong winds,” Sindh’s Chief Meteorological Officer Dr Sardar Sarfaraz told The News.
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Imtiaz spurns news of Sindh CM's change

Urdu Point 13 Sep 2022
Sindh Energy Minister Imtiaz Ahmed ... KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 13th Sep, 2022 ) .Sindh Energy Minister Imtiaz Ahmed Sheikh on Tuesday termed the news of change of Sindh Chief Minister circulating on social media a conspiracy, as it has nothing to do with reality.
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Govt providing suitable environment for investment in Balochistan: CM Bizenjo

Urdu Point 09 Sep 2022
In the meeting, promotion of commercial activities in the province, international crossing at Taftan and Chaman Border transit trade at Gwadar Port, Karachi Chaman Highway, public-private partnership and urban transport, including renewable energy were discussed ... renewable energy.
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Focus shifting to renewables to meet national energy demand

Dawn 02 Sep 2022
KARACHI. Pakistan’s entire energy demand can be met by taking advantage of only 0.07 per cent of the country’s solar potential ... Pakistan experienced a 3.25pc increase in renewable energy in 2021 while net foreign direct investment in the power sector was $911.7 million. Additions of renewable energy capacity to the power system are slow in Pakistan.
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Google trained over 800 women developers under its Women Techmaker initiative

Urdu Point 31 Aug 2022
Qureshi, Google Regional Director for Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka said ...Hira Tariq, a WTM Ambassador in Karachi, said. "Based on feedback, the Women Techmakers sessions brought a lot of positive energy to the women communities and gave many women the confidence to overcome obstacles in their own journeys ... ....
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Google trained over 800 Pakistani women developers

Urdu Point 31 Aug 2022
Farhan S. Qureshi, Google Regional Director for Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka said ... Hira Tariq, a WTM Ambassador in Karachi, said. "Based on feedback, the Women Techmakers sessions brought a lot of positive energy to the women communities and gave many women the confidence to overcome obstacles in their own journeys ... ....
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Khurram Dastagir inaugurates Electrical, Electronics Industrial Fair 2022

Urdu Point 30 Aug 2022
KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - ... The 3-day IEEEP Fair 2022- organised by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Pakistan (IEEEP) Karachi centre- showcases energy efficient products and solutions of 98 national and international companies and their 500 brands.
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PTI, JI demand ECP fix date for LG polls

The News International 27 Aug 2022
Addressing Khurrum Dastagir, the federal minister for water and energy, he said that the people of Karachi were perturbed by the K-Electric (KE) that had been fleecing them and any measure to extend the agreement and licence for work to the KE would not be tolerated.
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Doha declares intent to invest $3bn in Pakistan

Dawn 25 Aug 2022
KARACHI ... International news agency Bloomberg reported Qatar is evaluating strategic investments in Islamabad and Karachi airports in addition to stakes in renewable energy, power and hospitality sectors ... It’s also sponsoring one of the two upcoming LNG terminals in Karachi ... Europe is desperate for energy as the winter is approaching.
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Qatar to invest $3bn in Pakistan

The News International 25 Aug 2022
It added that people familiar with the matter said that the investments might be in Pakistan’s “main airports in Islamabad and Karachi, as well as in the renewable energy, power and hospitality sectors” ... The two sides also explored new avenues for mutually-beneficial cooperation in the energy sector.

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