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Govt added 11461 MW of electricity to national grid: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday said the government had successfully overcome the challenge of power shortage by adding 11461 megawatt of electricity to the national grid in last five years. “The country's power generation capacity increased from 18,753 MW in 2013 to 28,704 MW this year,” he said while addressing a news conference in Islamabad along with Minister for Power Awais Leghari and Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb to present his government's performance in energy sector. He…

Over 7,600 MW added to national grid in last five years, NEC told

ISLAMABAD: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (NEC) has approved eight development projects worth over eighty billion rupees. The approval was given at a meeting of the Council held in Islamabad today with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in the chair. It approved a project for upgradation and extension of NTDC’s Telecommunication and SCADA System at a cost of 11.638 billion rupees. A 200-bed Center of Excellence for Obstetrics and Gynecology will be established in Rawalpindi at a cost of…

Govt plans to add 10,000 mw to national grid by next year

CHUNIAN: Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali on Monday said there would be no power shortfall in the country by next year as speedy work is in progress on several power projects. “The government plans to add 10,000 mw to national grid by next year,” he said while talking to newsmen at under-construction Balloki power project near Chunian. He said load management will be done only in those areas, where bills are not paid. He said the new power plants will provide affordable electricity to consumers and…

CPEC related energy projects to produce 17,000 MW in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Some 17,045 megawatts of energy would be generated by the help of energy projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in the country, official sources said on Tuesday. The CPEC energy projects would not only help overcome the existing energy crisis in Pakistan but would also produce surplus power to benefit in the future. Giving details of these projects, they informed that as many as 1,100-megawatt electricity generated through these projects would be included in the national grid by the end…