Topic: Solar
study visit solar tube
April 13, 2014

Study visit of solar tube wells

LAHORE: National Institute of Design & Analysis (NIDA) Peshawar, a subsidiary of Technology Up-gradation & Skill Development Company (TUSDEC) organized a study visit of Solar Tube wells being installed in Khyber Agency for the students of solar panel installation training programme. The ...

Project to produce solar panels up to 80KW being executed

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Council of Renewable Energy Technologies (PCRET) is in process of executing a project to produce solar photovoltaic panels up to 80 KW per annum. The panels produced will be installed in remote villages and help meet the growing power needs of these areas.  Highlighting ...

An aspiring young solar energy solution provider

Lahore -  In this tech frenzy majority youth, meet an aspiring young and promising entrepreneur Abdhullah Dodhy, running a very successful solar energy business. His dream of running business comes from catering to small orders of various leather and textile items mostly for some clients ...

Tusdec awards certificates to solar technicians

LAHORE - Technology Upgradation and Skill Development Company (TUSDEC) organized here on Thursday a ceremony to award certificates to the final batches of solar technicians trained by the company.In the pursuit of enabling technologically sophisticated manpower for industrial uplift, TUSDEC has ...

Huge solar blasts narrowly missed Earth in 2012

Reuters California-Fierce solar blasts that could have badly damaged electrical grids and disabled satellites in space narrowly missed Earth in 2012, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday.The bursts would have wreaked havoc on the Earth’s magnetic field, matching the severity of the 1859 ...

outages solar power
March 18, 2014

Ending outages thru solar power

KARACHI (PR): The Tuwairqi Steel Mills Limited (TSML) Country Head Zaigham Adil Rizvi has said that being an organisation which also deals in solar power equipments and solution provider of the Solar World of Germany, it is our endeavour to somehow contribute in mitigating power loadshedding from ...

Govt urged to start solar energy scheme to mitigate power outages

KARACHI - Though successive governments’ schemes like Yellow Cab, Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), Lap Top for Students and Business Loan for Youth have been started for the welfare of people but the fact is that beneficiaries of these schemes are only individuals and as a result ...

German mull over opening solar school in Pakistan

BERLIN : Chief Executive of the German Solar Energy Society, Dr. Uwe Hartmann called on the Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan, Muhammad Barjees Tahir here on Saturday. He briefed the Minister about various activities of the society being undertaken by it to promote new ...

german energy solar pakistan
March 08, 2014, 4:12 pm

Germans mull over opening solar school in Pakistan

BERLIN- Chief executive of the German Solar Energy Society, Dr. Uwe Hartmann called on the Federal minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan, Muhammad Barjees Tahir today. He briefed the minister about various activities of the society being undertaken by it to promote new sustainable ...

Water scarcity becoming a challenge, says Danish envoy

Lahore -  Addressing the water issues in Pakistan, Pak Oasis, the local partner of the Danish global water pump leader Grundfos on Friday launched its first showroom in Lahore.  The inauguration was attended by chief guests,  Ch. Muhammad Sarwar, Governor Punjab and Jesper M. ...

Revamping economy a big challenge: PM

ISLAMABAD -  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that revamping of national economy was a big challenge before them and the government had taken bold decisions to put the economy back on the right track.The PM expressed these views while taking a briefing on impact of the steps taken by the ...

largest solar panel farm scorching birds
February 17, 2014

World’s largest solar panel farm scorching birds

DMMOJAVE DESERT, US-Environmentalists have hit out at a giant new solar farm in the Mojave Desert as mounting evidence reveals birds flying through the extremely hot ‘thermal flux’ surrounding the towers are being scorched.After years of regulatory tangles around the impact on desert ...

projects power complete solar
February 17, 2014

22 solar power projects to complete by year-end

ISLAMABAD - Around 22 solar power projects having a cumulative capacity of 772.99 MW are under different stages of development and can achieve commercial operation by 2015-16. These projects will achieve commercial operation by stipulated period subject to availability of Grid by NTDC Limited and ...

khushhali bank financing solar magic box
February 16, 2014

Khushhali Bank financing for ‘Solar magic box’

LAHORE : Khushhali Bank will provide financing for various models of ‘Solar Magic Box’ - an affordable plug and play device that can be used for generating electricity for household. The bank has signed a Value Chain Financing agreement with SRE Solutions Pvt Limited, in this regard, a ...

shahbaz reviews solar park
February 13, 2014

Shahbaz reviews work on Solar Park

LAHORE  - Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said the provincial government is setting up a solar power project at Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park with its own resources. Presiding over a high-level meeting on Wednesday, he said work on provision of necessary facilities to Quaid-e-Azam Solar ...

us takes india wto solar energy
February 12, 2014

US takes India to WTO on solar energy

WASHINGTON/NEW DELHI  - The United States has said it would take India to the World Trade Organisation to gain a bigger foothold for US manufacturers in its fast-growing solar products market, adding another irritant to an already strained relationship.The Obama administration said it was ...

visits quaid azam solar energy park
February 06, 2014

PM visits Quaid-e-Azam Solar Energy Park site

ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif visited the project site of Quaid-e-Azam Solar Energy Park at Bahawalpur Wednesday.Commissioner Bahawalpur Division Captain (Retd) Assadullah Khan briefed the PM about the project. The PM was apprised that in the 1st phase, with a cost of Rs 17 ...

rangers posts solar systems
January 23, 2014

100 Rangers posts to get solar systems

BAHAWALNAGARDirector General Pakistan Rangers (Punjab) Major General Khan Tahir said that 100 Rangers posts will be provided with solar system in Fortabbas and Rahim Yar Khan to overcome electricity crisis there. However, he clarified, the solar panels – 50 each in both the districts - would ...

Nepra approves Rs17.85/unit advance tariff for solar plants

ISLAMABAD - National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has first time approved up to Rs17.85/unit advance tariff for solar power plants and interested firms to get the tariff can apply by 21st July 2014. According to a decision of Nepra, regulatory authority has approved advance tariff ...

punjab set solar plant quaid azam park
January 14, 2014

Punjab to set up 100MW solar plant at Quaid-i-Azam Park

LAHORE  - Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that Punjab government is setting up a solar power plant of 100 megawatt in Quaid-i-Azam Solar Park with its own resources and the project will be implemented expeditiously. He said that work on provision of infrastructure for ...

tusdec trains solar technicians
December 26, 2013

Tusdec trains solar technicians

LAHORE  - TUSDEC organized a ceremony at its head office to award the certificates to the first two batches of solar technicians trained by TUSDEC.  In the pursuit of enabling technological sophistication to uplift the industry, TUSDEC has joined hands with Giz Pakistan to foster the ...

Korean firm to invest in converting tube-wells on solar energy in KPK

PESHAWAR  - A Korean company in solar energy sector CK Solar Company Ltd has expressed its interest to invest in converting tube-wells on solar energy in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Conversion of tub-wells on solar energy is sustainable saving of electricity in the province.  In this regard a ...

explore solar china
December 19, 2013

We will explore the whole solar system: China

AFPBEIJING-In a darkened auditorium some 250 young Chinese sat spellbound in a projector’s otherworldly blue glow, listening to the father of China’s lunar programme chart their country’s once and future voyages in the final frontier. They said that they are going to explore the ...

plan solar power plant
December 16, 2013

Plan for solar power plant

TOBA TEK SINGH -The Punjab government has planning the establishment of a solar energy plant here in the district. As per details, the Punjab government has asked the Fesco to prepare feasibility for 3 megawatt solar station for which land had been earmarked near Chak 323/JB on Gojra Road.CASE ...

Chinese firm assures Shahbaz of setting up solar power plants

LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that gas and electricity shortage and energy crisis have badly affected industrialization, saying that top priority of PML-N government is energy, energy and only energy and serious steps are being taken to meet its deficiency. He said ...

french firm keen invest mega solar power plant
November 23, 2013

French firm keen to invest in mega solar power plant

LAHORE - French diplomat Eric Noitakis has said that a French solar giant has shown interest in putting up a mega solar power plant in Pakistan. Eric Noitakis said that he has a commitment with him from a solar company for investment in solar sector in Pakistan and he wanted to share this ...

solar energy project installed cholistan
November 07, 2013, 6:22 pm

500 MW solar energy project to be installed in Cholistan

Punjab government and Canada have signed an agreement to install a five-hundred megawatt solar energy project at Cholistan.Addressing the signing ceremony in Lahore Thursday, the Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif said that the project will be completed in two phases.In the first phase ...

continents eclipse rare solar
November 04, 2013

Rare solar eclipse in 3 continents

BBCWASHINGTON A rare solar eclipse allowing a view of the Sun that is totally or partially blocked out by the Moon has begun. It is first visible in the southern United States, and is moving east, The best view of the total eclipse on land will be in Gabon at about 13:50 GMT. The total eclipse will ...

total solar eclipse visible pak tomorrow
November 02, 2013

Total solar eclipse to be visible in Pak tomorrow

ISLAMABAD - A total solar eclipse will occur on November 3 which will be visible in Pakistan as well as other parts of the world.  According to astrology experts, the solar eclipse in Pakistan would begin at 3:05 pm and the total eclipse would be at 4:06 pm. The eclipse would start ending at ...

tenders solar parks april
October 30, 2013

Tenders for solar parks to be opened in April 2014

ISLAMABAD : The govt will open tenders for solar parks in April next year for meeting the ever increasing energy requirements in the country. Speaking in the inaugural session of a seminar on "Renewable and Clean Energy in South Asia" here, Advisor to Prime Minister on Energy Dr. Musadiq Malik said ...