energy – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:53:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.10 LNG – a more economic source of energy than other products http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/lng-a-more-economic-source-of-energy-than-other-products/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/lng-a-more-economic-source-of-energy-than-other-products/#respond Sun, 21 Apr 2019 20:00:12 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27953 Economic growth and cost-effective energy availability are embedded. Pakistan’s energy import bill has by and large been approximately $15 billion per year. The perennial conundrum of energy scarcity has beleaguered the economy of Pakistan for more or less two decades. Multifarious approaches were adopted by the erstwhile governments to address this issue in vain. It …

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Natural gas a cleaner fuel with huge forex savings http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/natural-gas-a-cleaner-fuel-with-huge-forex-savings/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/natural-gas-a-cleaner-fuel-with-huge-forex-savings/#respond Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:59:09 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27958 Pakistan is rich in natural gas but deficient in fossil oil. At present bulk of the gas demand is met through local production, which offers enormous saving of foreign exchange as well as cleaner environment. The added benefit is that Pakistan could buy gas from its next door neighbor Iran as well as a not …

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Rich Pakistan of natural gas and energy mix http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/rich-pakistan-of-natural-gas-and-energy-mix/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/rich-pakistan-of-natural-gas-and-energy-mix/#respond Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:58:16 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27866 It is a general belief that there are four elements of life i.e. Earth, Air, Fire and Water. Fire, which is synonymous to energy has always been more important and still considered the most significant. Keeping in view the importance of the energy in the everyday life people since ancient times, have always strived to …

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Discover the most rich renewable energy resources in Balochistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/15/discover-the-most-rich-renewable-energy-resources-in-balochistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/15/discover-the-most-rich-renewable-energy-resources-in-balochistan/#respond Sun, 14 Apr 2019 19:52:02 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27628 The renewable energy sources like water, wind, sunlight etc are considered as clean, eco-friendly and sustainable all over the world. On the other hand, thermal energy resources are expensive and environmentally unsafe. According to an estimate only 0.1 percent of renewable sources are being utilized. Balochistan is rich in renewable energy (RE) resources, which must …

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U.S. Wind Power to Surpass Hydro Energy in 2019 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/u-s-wind-power-to-surpass-hydro-energy-in-2019/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/u-s-wind-power-to-surpass-hydro-energy-in-2019/#respond Mon, 08 Apr 2019 12:41:10 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27480 Electricity generated from wind turbines is scheduled to surpass electricity generated from hydropower and become the largest single source of renewable energy in the U.S. during this year, according to numbers from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The shift is expected to happen despite comments from President Donald Trump that wind turbines cause cancer and were responsible for …

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We have the tools to beat climate change. Now we need to legislate http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/we-have-the-tools-to-beat-climate-change-now-we-need-to-legislate/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/we-have-the-tools-to-beat-climate-change-now-we-need-to-legislate/#respond Sun, 07 Apr 2019 19:02:38 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27466 While climate change is right on our doorstep and threatening to wreak havoc, the radical global action that could make a difference is still absent. Population growth and carbon emissions remain unabated. Cities are expanding at an alarming rate, adding 50 million people per year. By 2050, almost 70% of the world’s population is expected to …

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Pakistan Resolution Day Celebration http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/01/pakistan-resolution-day-celebration/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/01/pakistan-resolution-day-celebration/#respond Sun, 31 Mar 2019 19:51:48 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27192 The post Pakistan Resolution Day Celebration appeared first on Pakistan & Gulf Economist.

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How solar is powering the Middle East towards renewables http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/01/how-solar-is-powering-the-middle-east-towards-renewables/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/01/how-solar-is-powering-the-middle-east-towards-renewables/#respond Sun, 31 Mar 2019 19:01:13 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27200 Think about energy generation in the Middle East and you probably think of oil. But in fact, the region is at the forefront of the race to decarbonize energy production. In March, production started at one of the region’s first solar power plants linked to a storage facility. The Al Badiya plant at Al-Mafraq in …

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Higher commodity prices to keep Pakistan’s balance of payment under pressure http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/03/11/higher-commodity-prices-to-keep-pakistans-balance-of-payment-under-pressure/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/03/11/higher-commodity-prices-to-keep-pakistans-balance-of-payment-under-pressure/#respond Sun, 10 Mar 2019 19:53:32 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=26428 At present Pakistan faces two contentious problems, depreciating currency and rising inflations. Both the issues are badly intertwined and cannot be separated. The hike in the international prices of energy and food products also erodes foreign exchange reserves of the country. It is must that policy planners keep an eye on the movement of commodity …

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Cash in tidal, wave energy potential of Balochistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/cash-in-tidal-wave-energy-potential-of-balochistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/cash-in-tidal-wave-energy-potential-of-balochistan/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:52:50 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25632 The coastal areas of Balochistan like Gwadar and Pasni in Makran district provide good conditions and climate for installation and working of the tidal energy generators. These projects will control the power shortage problem in the province. With the development of Gwadar into a hub port of the region on the pattern of Dubai, Hong …

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