energy – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Thu, 15 Nov 2018 07:44:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Superconductors: the miracle materials powering an energy revolution http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/12/superconductors-the-miracle-materials-powering-an-energy-revolution/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/12/superconductors-the-miracle-materials-powering-an-energy-revolution/#respond Sun, 11 Nov 2018 19:03:30 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=22486 Imagine a world where ultra-fast levitating trains zip between destinations, where wind energy from the North Sea and solar energy from the Sahara power the electric grid in New York, where carbon-free electric aircraft crisscross the skies and handheld MRIs deliver bedside scans. Astonishing materials known as superconductors can deliver these and more revolutionary breakthroughs …

The post Superconductors: the miracle materials powering an energy revolution appeared first on Pakistan & Gulf Economist.

]]>
http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/12/superconductors-the-miracle-materials-powering-an-energy-revolution/feed/ 0
Pressing energy requirement in Pakistan – A key visit to China http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/05/pressing-energy-requirement-in-pakistan-a-key-visit-to-china/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/05/pressing-energy-requirement-in-pakistan-a-key-visit-to-china/#respond Sun, 04 Nov 2018 19:51:34 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=22101 Last week, Prime Minister Imran Khan paid an important visit to China at a time when Pakistan is facing multi-facet challenges on economic front. Pakistan’s energy challenge still poses risks to the country’s economic growth and expansion. The country still faces power shortages due to rapid growth in demand for electricity. The country is largely …

The post Pressing energy requirement in Pakistan – A key visit to China appeared first on Pakistan & Gulf Economist.

]]>
http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/05/pressing-energy-requirement-in-pakistan-a-key-visit-to-china/feed/ 0
Unsung tidal energy potential of Balochistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/05/unsung-tidal-energy-potential-of-balochistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/05/unsung-tidal-energy-potential-of-balochistan/#respond Sun, 04 Nov 2018 19:50:02 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=22098 Balochistan is rich in renewable energy (RE) resources, which must be exploited for sustainable development of the province. The government should make efforts to exploit huge volume of renewable energy sources of the province through renewable energy technologies like wind power turbines, biogas plants, microhydel power plants, solar thermal devices and tidal energy. Tidal power …

The post Unsung tidal energy potential of Balochistan appeared first on Pakistan & Gulf Economist.

]]>
http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/05/unsung-tidal-energy-potential-of-balochistan/feed/ 0
How energy infrastructure is shaping geopolitics in East Asia http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/05/how-energy-infrastructure-is-shaping-geopolitics-in-east-asia/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/05/how-energy-infrastructure-is-shaping-geopolitics-in-east-asia/#respond Sun, 04 Nov 2018 19:05:55 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=22150 Large-scale, cross-border energy infrastructure connects states in long-term relationships. A choice of a pipeline route or a decision about where to develop an interconnected power grid reflects economic and energy security priorities among states, as well as political motivations and geopolitical objectives. In Asia, energy-related infrastructure developments, such as those being led by China and …

The post How energy infrastructure is shaping geopolitics in East Asia appeared first on Pakistan & Gulf Economist.

]]>
http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/05/how-energy-infrastructure-is-shaping-geopolitics-in-east-asia/feed/ 0
CPEC to boost industrialization in Balochistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/10/08/cpec-to-boost-industrialization-in-balochistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/10/08/cpec-to-boost-industrialization-in-balochistan/#respond Sun, 07 Oct 2018 19:48:01 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=21262 For a developed and industrialized Balochistan, the future scenario necessitates the establishment of a strong, well-coordinated and metalloid highway and road and rail network spreading across Balochistan and interlinking the major commercial centers in the province. China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project is perhaps the answer. Gwadar Port is of immense importance not only for trade with regional …

The post CPEC to boost industrialization in Balochistan appeared first on Pakistan & Gulf Economist.

]]>
http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/10/08/cpec-to-boost-industrialization-in-balochistan/feed/ 0
The on-going energy crisis & an update on CPEC (facts & Figures) http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/10/08/the-on-going-energy-crisis-cpec-facts-figures/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/10/08/the-on-going-energy-crisis-cpec-facts-figures/#respond Sun, 07 Oct 2018 19:46:22 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=21120 China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) CPEC-energy priority projects Project Name MW Estimated Cost (US$ M) 2×660MW Coal-fired Power Plants at Port Qasim Karachi 1320 1912.2 Suki Kinari Hydropower Station, Naran,Khyber Pukhtunkhwa 870 1956 Sahiwal 2x660MW Coal-fired Power Plant, Punjab 1320 1912.2 Engro Thar Block II 2×330MW Coal fired Power Plant 660 2,000 TEL 1×330MW Mine Mouth …

The post The on-going energy crisis & an update on CPEC (facts & Figures) appeared first on Pakistan & Gulf Economist.

]]>
http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/10/08/the-on-going-energy-crisis-cpec-facts-figures/feed/ 0
Financial review of HUBCO http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/10/08/financial-review-of-hubco/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/10/08/financial-review-of-hubco/#respond Sun, 07 Oct 2018 19:45:34 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=21249 Economic experts say that Pakistan’s power generation capacity has posted a notable rise as a result of an enhanced power strategy climate over the previous few years with notable investments by local and international players in the country’s energy sector. Despite this, the persistence of an inappropriate energy mix in Pakistan and the lack of investment on renewable energy solutions has …

The post Financial review of HUBCO appeared first on Pakistan & Gulf Economist.

]]>
http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/10/08/financial-review-of-hubco/feed/ 0
China’s energy production sloping upward http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/10/08/chinas-energy-production-sloping-upward/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/10/08/chinas-energy-production-sloping-upward/#respond Sun, 07 Oct 2018 19:44:19 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=21245 International reports revealed that the energy production in China grows by 45 percent while consumption increases by 41 percent between 2016 and 2040, much faster than the worldwide rise of 34 percent and 35 percent respectively. The experts mentioned in a report that China’s share in international energy demand grows from 23 percent during 2016 to 24 percent in …

The post China’s energy production sloping upward appeared first on Pakistan & Gulf Economist.

]]>
http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/10/08/chinas-energy-production-sloping-upward/feed/ 0
Rising energy costs: new economic challenges http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/10/01/rising-energy-costs-new-economic-challenges/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/10/01/rising-energy-costs-new-economic-challenges/#respond Sun, 30 Sep 2018 19:53:37 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20967 The former caretaker government in June and July considerably increased the prices of petroleum products. The petroleum products prices are revised on every month by the Ministry of Finance and petroleum prices are suggested by the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) on every end of the month to decide new petroleum products prices for …

The post Rising energy costs: new economic challenges appeared first on Pakistan & Gulf Economist.

]]>
http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/10/01/rising-energy-costs-new-economic-challenges/feed/ 0
The World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farms http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/10/the-worlds-largest-offshore-wind-farms/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/10/the-worlds-largest-offshore-wind-farms/#respond Mon, 10 Sep 2018 11:02:31 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20329 Last week, the world’s largest offshore wind farm opened off in the Irish Sea off England’s northwest coast. The Walney Extension is made up of 87 wind turbines manufactured by Siemens Gamesa and MHI Vestas and it covers 55 square miles, an area roughly equivalent to 20,000 football fields. The Vestas turbines stand 195 meters tall and …

The post The World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farms appeared first on Pakistan & Gulf Economist.

]]>
http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/10/the-worlds-largest-offshore-wind-farms/feed/ 0