He said that some three decades ago the energy mix of Pakistan was roughly 70% from hydel
resources and 30% from others.
He said the energy and power department was fast getting impatient with the Nepra over the long delay in the processing of its six hydel
power projects to be undertaken by IPPs, wherein those offering the lowest bid would get the contracts.
Islamabad -- Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Monday chaired a meeting on issues related to power sector and net hydel
profits at Prime Minister's Office
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Khaqan Abbasi on Monday directed the authorities concerned to place the factual position relating to the net hydel
profit of Punjab and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa before the upcoming Council of Common Interests huddle.
He was chairing a meeting on issues related to power sector and net hydel
profits here on Monday.
Pakistan has been blessed with great potential of hydel
PESHAWAR -- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Education and Energy Atif Khan Wednesday directed Energy and Power officials to timely complete 672 mini-micro hydel
power projects initiated by the government across the province warning strict action in case of delay.
Tenders are invited for restoration of aqueducts side slopes and pitching both banks along sundernagar hydel
Speaking on the occasion, the Chairman said that as many as 1410 Mega Watt (MW) low-cost and environment friendly hydel
electricity will be added to the National Grid with phased-completion of Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project from February to May 2018, which will help mitigate power shortages in the country with low-cost hydel
SWABI -- Afsar Khan Chairman of All Hydel
Power Stations (AHPS) and regional chairman Tarbela Dam employees and leaders of All Wapda Hydro Electric Workers Union CBA Tarbela Dam have demanded that in recognition of tremendous rendered sacrifices and bearing workload Wapda authorities should grant bonus to the workers of hydel
formations for upcoming religious festival, Eidul Fitr.
880 MW including 400 MW solar would be added to the national grid in 2015, 1590 MW (600 solar, 340 MW Nuclear and 650 MW wind) in 2016, 5,985 MW (Coal 1320 MW, Hydel
3805 MW, Nuclear 340 MW and 520 MW wind) in 2017 and 11,442 MW (11,220 MW coal and 222 MW hydel
) in 2018.
power is much cheaper and environment friendly compared to production through furnace and gas.