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Global wind power capacity registers record increase in 2014 ISLAMABAD: The expansion of wind power capacity across the globe increased by 16 percent or 51,477 megawatts in 2014 to reach a record 370,000 megawatts, the Austrian Wind Energy Association said.Last year witnessed the highest increase in terms of newly added capacity for a single year, said Stefan Moidl, head of the organization.China was the global front-runner in wind energy expansion, with its generation capacity increasing about 23,000 megawatts in 2014. In 2013 it added 16,000 megawatts, Xinhua reported.Asia as a whole also overtook Europe as the leading continent in wind power capacity in 2014. It added a total of 142,000 megawatts in the year, while Europe added almost 134,000 megawatts.Moidl lamented the lack of continued wind power development in Europe, saying it has almost stopped in some countries.He noted that for a significant period of time Europe produced almost all wind turbines, but now Chinese manufacturers cover almost half ...

IESCO issues power suspension programme ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) on Friday issued power suspension programme for various areas of its region due to annual maintenance and routine development work.According to an IESCO spokesman, the power supply of the feeders/grid stations would remain suspended as under:On 28 Feb From 10:00am to 01:00pm From KTM Grid Seham feeder,On 28 February, From 09:00am to 02:00pm Zubair Shaheed, Civil Line, ATM, Gul Afshan, Jada, Machine Mohallah feeders,From 09:00am to 10:00am and ...
Import of LNG to provide big saving to country ISLAMABAD: The import of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) would provide a big saving to the country in view of lower petrol imports.An official of ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources told APP that the import of LNG in transport sector will save billions per annum, generate jobs, protect industry and ensure a clean environment, besides providing cheaper fuel to consumers.He said the initiative would ensure uninterrupted supply of CNG to consumers. He said that initially ...
IESCO issues power suspension programme ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) on Thursday issued power suspension programme for various areas of its region due to annual maintenance and routine development work.According to an IESCO spokesman, the power supply of the feeders/grid stations would remain suspended as under:On 27 February 10:30am to 16:30pm, From Kamalabad Grid, Lalazar feeder, Lalazar State, Dh.Bahadar Shah, Sherzaman Cly, Tulsa Road & Surrounding area On 28 February 10:00am to 13:00pm, From Kamalabad, Adyala and Chaklala ...
Dasu project's bank account already exists LAHORE: Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) here Wednesday clarified that bank account of Dasu Hydropower Project has already been opened. The WAPDA spokesperson strongly refuted a media report stating Dasu project's bank account had not been opened so far that could delay implementation of the project. The spokesperson clarified that news item was contrary to the fact because the bank account for Dasu Hydropower Project had already been opened. Dasu Hydropower Project was ...

 



 
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Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyJanuary
Trade Balance $-999 mln
Exports $2.064 bln
Imports $3.063 bln
WeeklyMarch 13, 2015
Reserves $16.273 bln