Danish companies invited to manufacture solar panels and wind turbines in Pakistan

  Federal Minister for Power and Petroleum, Omar Ayub Khan has openly invited Danish companies to invest in manufacturing of Solar panels and wind turbines in Pakistan. He extended this invitation during his meeting with the Ambassador of Denmark Rolf Holmboe. Secretary Power Division Irfan Ali was also present at the meeting The Federal Minister […]

INTELLECT 2019 conference held at Karachi

  PAF–Karachi Institute of Economics & Technology held the 2nd International Conference on Latest Trends in Electrical Engineering & Computing Technologies” (INTELLECT 2019) from 13 to 14 November 2019 at Main Campus, PAF Base Korangi Creek in collaboration with IEEE Karachi section. The objective of the event was to encourage students to conduct research, publish […]

OGDCL to undertake first shale gas project in December

  The Petroleum Division has tasked Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL), a premier oil and gas exploration and production company, to undertake the first shale pilot project next month. It is only an initial evaluation being carried out on a trial basis. The lease area for this study is Kunnar and Pasaki fields. […]

AI Festival held at NED University

  The Artificial Intelligence Club of NED University organized their flagship event, AI Festival 2.0, around computer technology. The event showcased technologies like AI, IoT, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Machine Learning and more. They had Speaking Sessions from top industry professionals, Project Exhibitions of all kinds of computer projects, Competitions, Workshops on all advertised technologies […]

Renewable Energy generation surpasses nuclear generation

  The National Assembly Standing Committee on Science and Technology has been informed that share of renewable energy in the energy sector is up to six percent which is higher than the share of nuclear energy. The committee met with MNA Sajid Mehdi in the chair in which the director general Pakistan Council of Scientific […]

Rs52.5n contract inked for electro-mechanical works of Dasu Hydropower Project

  Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) has signed a contract worth Rs52.5 billion with the joint venture of GE Hydro China and Power China Zhongnan Engineering Corporation for electro-mechanical works of Dasu Hydropower Project. The electrical & mechanical (E&M) contract includes design, supply and installation of six francis turbines, generators, main transformers, generator and […]

KOTRA striving for strengthening ties with Pakistan

  Korean Organization for Trade Promotion (KOTRA) is striving for stronger ties between the construction companies of Pakistan Korea. As part of that process a KOTRA delegation headed by its Director General Uh Jae Sun called on the Constructors Association of Pakistan (CAP). CAP immediate Past Chairman Chaudhry Muhammad Habib Kanwal led his team during […]

50MW Solid Waste to Energy Plant to be set up in Karachi

  K-Electric and Engro Energy have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop a 50MW Solid Waste to Energy Plant at an estimated cost of $175 million. The MoU was signed by Moonis Alvi, CEO, KE and Ahsan Zafar Syed, CEO, Engro Energy MoU at KE’s head office The project is aimed at reducing […]

Major development projects for Islamabad to be finalised in December

  Capital Development Authority (CDA) has assigned the concerned departments to finalise plans for three major development projects. The plans will be presented in the upcoming CDA-Development Working Party (CDA-DWP) meeting which is scheduled to be held in December. In past three to five years no major rehab activity has been done in the federal […]