Geo News, Pakistan -
ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said on Tuesday that the energy crisis was the biggest challenge faced by the government.
Britain faces the highest risk of blackouts in almost a decade this winter, National Grid is expected to say next week, amid warnings that households will have to pay billions of pounds in subsidies to new gas power stations to prevent the crisis ...
Khaleej Times -
Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday vowed to steer the country out of the energy crisis. Addressing the media here, the prime minister hoped power shortage of Karachi and the rest of Pakistan would be eliminated by 2018.
The Zimbabwe Standard -
Those who had silly ideas that Mdhara Gushaz would use the opportunity to chide Energy minister Samuel Undenge were put in their proper places when they were told in no uncertain terms that he was not responsible for the power shortages in the country.
The News International -
He said the government was making serious efforts for coping with energy crisis and besides traditional methods of power generation due attention was being paid to production of electricity through alternative sources.
Himalayan Times -
KATHMANDU: The government formed three high-level committees to combat the crisis the nation is currently facing due to dwindling fuel supplies.
Pakistan Today -
As a nation we have run out of fuel. In 1955 when Sui gas fields were discovered in Dera Bugti area of Balochistan, it was believed that our energy future had been secured. With 12 TCF (trillion cubic feet) of natural gas it was the largest deposit of ...
Kathmandu Post -
Oct 5, 2015- Bankers on Sunday informed the central bank that banking services could be severely affected in the absence of fuel to run generators.
A drop in tax revenue in Gillette shows that people just aren't spending money. One business, Jordan's Restaurant, has seen a 20 percent decrease in revenue.
KARACHI: All-Pakistan Textile Mills Association chairman Tariq Saud said on Tuesday that six major sub-sectors of textile industry have closed down owing to energy crisis, high cost of doing business and inconsistency in government policies. He said ...
Business Recorder (press release) (blog) -
All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) has announced to observe a "Black Day of Unviability of Textile Industry of Pakistan" from Karachi to Peshawar on Wednesday (tomorrow).
It is seen by some as an energy source that will guarantee our future and yet the proven reserve in the UK is zero. The crisis in energy security is largely of our own making. We have been profligate with our reserves and failed to renew infrastructure ...
Huffington Post -
Our history is doted by the ups and downs of real or anticipated energy scarcity crises. The energy shortage tide however might be about to turn.
Daily Times -
He said that government has not shown any notable progress in reducing budget deficit, broaden tax net, improve energy sector, autonomy to central bank, and taking loans from banks within limits and restructure bleeding state-run corporations.
Last week the Telegraph reported warnings from Alan Whitehead MP, Labour's shadow energy minister, that some 20 gigawatts of new gas plants were needed by 2025 under the Government's own plans, and that much higher subsidies - totaling billions of ...
Energy Bangla -
The government may suspend piped gas supply to households and CNG stations in Chittagong to meet the rising demand of fuel in industrial units, State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid said while placing his idea to solve the nagging energy ...
Financial Times -
Businesses will have to switch off their power and consumers pay more for their electricity if ministers do not change the way they buy energy, according to the head of one of Britain's biggest suppliers. In an interview with the Financial Times, Keith ...
MIT Technology Review -
And its energy infrastructure is in dismal shape. The obsolescence of its power grid was demonstrated by a massive 2012 outage that left more than 600 million people in the dark and drew attention to a utility sector in disarray, with an estimated $70 ...
PR Newswire (press release) -
There has been a considerable increase in the innovative activity associated with energy harvesters. The looming energy crisis and the global emphasis on the exploration of renewable energy sources have lent a sense of urgency to the development of the ...
Huffington Post -
"The scientific community is telling us if we do not address the global crisis of climate change, transform our energy system away from fossil fuel to sustainable energy, the planet that we're going to be leaving our kids and our grandchildren may well ...