Engr Hussain Ahmad Siddiqui

Progress on Thar coal projects

Progress on Thar coal projects

Both the mining and the power generation project are now included in the list of priority projects of the CPEC. Published 09 Nov, 2015 07:10am
Upgrading Warsak power station

Upgrading Warsak power station

Experts believe the only solution to the prevalent energy crisis is the optimal utilisation of hydropower resources. Updated 28 Sep, 2015 07:36am
LNG-based power plants

LNG-based power plants

The federal public sector development programme 2015-16 has allocated Rs22.5bn each for the two LNG power plants Published 10 Aug, 2015 06:48am
Karachi gridlocked

Karachi gridlocked

It was painfully evident that K-Electric lacked a contingency plan for the summer season and Ramazan. Updated 27 Jul, 2015 11:59am

Lakhra coal for power generation

Several public and private mining companies are engaged in mining coal from the Lakhra coalfields. Published 30 Mar, 2015 06:42am

Revamping transmission network

The basic bottleneck has been overloading, with the old and weak transmission lines unable to sustain the additional Published 06 Jan, 2015 07:03am
Gadani power project: challenges

Gadani power project: challenges

Chinese investors were initially willing to set up six plants in the power park after having signed various MOUs. Updated 10 Nov, 2014 07:49am

Rising electricity load-shedding

Existing installed power generation capacity from all sources is 21,838MW, of which the net or dependable ... Published 20 Oct, 2014 06:27am
Long-delayed Wapda hydropower projects

Long-delayed Wapda hydropower projects

Poor planning, ineffective monitoring, lack of transparency, absence of political will, uncertain law and order situa... Published 01 Sep, 2014 07:29am
Whither power generation policy?

Whither power generation policy?

The National Power Policy 2013 envisaged a complete elimination of the energy shortfall by the end of 2017. Published 11 Aug, 2014 06:15am
Thar coal projects delayed

Thar coal projects delayed

None of the important infrastructure projects for Thar coal mining has achieved significant physical progress. Updated 14 Jul, 2014 10:19am
Hydropower potential in Azad Kashmir

Hydropower potential in Azad Kashmir

Nine hydropower projects of a cumulative capacity of 15.25MW in Azad Kashmir are scheduled to start commercial Published 30 Jun, 2014 06:08am

Marble industry ignored

THE federal budget 2014-15 did not propose any concrete measures for the growth of the SME sector, which is... Published 16 Jun, 2014 07:02am

KP expedites hydropower projects

Three hydropower projects of cumulative capacity of 56MW are in advanced stages of completion, at a total cost of Rs12 Published 21 Apr, 2014 07:59am

Focus shifts to iron ore deposits

German consultants have also been engaged by the Punjab Mining Company to re-establish economic feasibility for Published 21 Apr, 2014 07:59am