Zi Solar, Trina Solar join hands to accelerate solar energy adoption

ISLAMABAD, May 7 (APP):Trina Solar, a global leader in solar photovoltaic (PV) and smart energy solutions, and Zi Solar, a prominent engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) company have joined hands to collaborate on advancing solar energy adoption nationwide, with a specific focus on deploying 120 MW of solar energy. Both the companies have signed a… Continue reading Zi Solar, Trina Solar join hands to accelerate solar energy adoption

Govt committed to switching all agricultural tube wells in Balochistan on solar energy

ISLAMABAD, Apr 02 (APP): Minister for Power Sardar Awais Ahmad Khan Leghari on Tuesday said the federal government was committed to switching all agricultural tube wells in Balochistan on solar energy on fast track. The minister said this while chairing a meeting to switch all agricultural tube wells on solar energy, said a press release.… Continue reading Govt committed to switching all agricultural tube wells in Balochistan on solar energy

Solar panels be installed at capital’s public buildings within 7 weeks: PM

ISLAMABAD, Mar 1 (APP): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday directed installation of solar-powered panels at the government buildings in the capital within seven weeks. The prime minister said the step would reduce reliance on imported fuel and would generate environment-friendly electricity. Chairing a review meeting on the progress of solar project, the prime minister… Continue reading Solar panels be installed at capital’s public buildings within 7 weeks: PM

PM directs speedy completion of wind, solar energy projects

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif chairs a meeting regarding solar and wind power projects.

LAHORE, Feb 12 (APP): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Sunday directed the speedy completion of solar and wind energy projects. While chairing a meeting on renewable energy here, he said it was a priority of the government to encourage the production of electricity through solar and wind energy sources. The renewable sources would produce low-cost and… Continue reading PM directs speedy completion of wind, solar energy projects

Reforms to be undertaken in National Energy Efficiency Authority: PM

ISLAMABAD, Feb 6 (APP): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Monday decided to carry out restructuring and capacity building of National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (NEECA). He was chairing a review meeting here for promoting energy conservation in the country. The prime minister formed an inter-ministerial committee under the leadership of former prime minister Shahid Khaqan… Continue reading Reforms to be undertaken in National Energy Efficiency Authority: PM

PM orders timely solarisation of govt buildings to save foreign exchange

ISLAMABAD, Feb 1 (APP): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday directed the authorities concerned to complete solarisation of government buildings within stipulated time as countrywide solarisation project would save foreign exchange by reducing the import of costly fuel. The prime minister, chairing a meeting to review the measures for energy conservation, also instructed the finalisation… Continue reading PM orders timely solarisation of govt buildings to save foreign exchange

PM reviews implementation of energy-saving measures

ISLAMABAD, Jan 5 (APP): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Thursday here chaired a meeting to review the implementation of the measures taken for saving energy in the country. The meeting was told about the progress made on the implementation of the solarization projects. In the initial phase solar panels of 1000 megawatts would be installed on… Continue reading PM reviews implementation of energy-saving measures

PM urges people to ensure energy conservation with effective, better utilization

ISLAMABAD, Jan 3 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday stressed that keeping in view the national resources, all Pakistanis should ensure energy conservation with its effective and better utilization. On his Twitter handle, the prime minister said that today, the government started implementing an energy conservation plan after comprehensive consultation. The prime minister… Continue reading PM urges people to ensure energy conservation with effective, better utilization

PM sets up committee to cut electricity use in government offices by 30pc

ISLAMABAD, Dec 28 (APP): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday directed to set up a committee to work on reducing electricity consumption in the government offices by 30 percent.  The committee will comprise the Federal Minister for Energy, Federal Minister for Planning, Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources and relevant secretaries. The prime… Continue reading PM sets up committee to cut electricity use in government offices by 30pc

PM for fast-tack solarization of federal govt’s buildings to slash costly fuel import bill

ISLAMABAD, Dec 27 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday said that they had devised a plan to immediately convert all the federal government entities’ buildings on solar power by April next year to slash a huge chunk out of the country’s costly fuel import bill hovering around $27 billion. Unveiling further details, the… Continue reading PM for fast-tack solarization of federal govt’s buildings to slash costly fuel import bill

PM reviews solar energy projects

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LAHORE, Dec 24 (APP): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Saturday here chaired a review meeting on the use of solar energy to meet the requirements of electricity in the country. He stressed converting the electricity used in federal government buildings to solar energy. He issued special instructions for formulating a comprehensive strategy to effectively resolve the… Continue reading PM reviews solar energy projects

PM directs solarisation of govt buildings before summer

ISLAMABAD, Dec 22 (APP): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday directed the authorities concerned to complete the solarisation of the government buildings before the onset of summer season. The prime minister, chairing a meeting to discuss the promotion of solar energy, said the utilization of solar energy was inevitable to improve the economy by reducing… Continue reading PM directs solarisation of govt buildings before summer

Cabinet’s energy conservation to provide relief to common man: PM

ISLAMABAD, Dec 21 (APP): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday said the energy conservation plan of the federal cabinet would provide relief to the common man and save precious foreign exchange. The prime minister in a tweet said the coalition government was diversifying the energy mix by pivoting to renewables, which he termed as key… Continue reading Cabinet’s energy conservation to provide relief to common man: PM

PM seeks plan to solarise govt buildings in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, Dec 20 (APP): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday directed the authorities concerned to formulate a plan at the earliest for solarisation of government buildings in Islamabad. The prime minister, who chaired the meeting of the cabinet committee on energy, was given a briefing on the gas development schemes across the country. The cabinet… Continue reading PM seeks plan to solarise govt buildings in Islamabad

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