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Pakistan approves policy to convert 30 percent of four, three-wheelers into EVs

Pakistan has approved a policy under which 30 per cent of the four and three-wheelers in the country would be converted into electric vehicles, a move that would help reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and pollution. Federal minister for climate change Malik Amin Aslam after a cabinet meeting on Tuesday shared with media a detailed […]

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Italy’s Eni starts work on Pakistan, Tunisia solar plants

Italian oil and gas giant Eni has begun building new solar energy plants in Tunisia and Pakistan in as part of its commitment to switching from fossil fuels to renewables and to promoting global sustainable development, the company said in a statement on Tuesday. The Tunisia plant will be built at the ADAM oil concession […]

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India invites experts from Pakistan to visit two hydropower projects on Chenab

India has invited Pakistani experts to visit the sites of its two hydropower projects on the Chenab river next month to address its concerns, but hinted at continuation of the work on them despite Islamabad’s objections, a senior Pakistani official has said. After the conclusion of the two-day high-level bilateral talks on the Indus Waters […]

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First Solar to Power Zorlu Enerji’s 100MW Solar Power Plant in Pakistan

First Solar is supplying over 860,000 high-performance thin film modules to power a 100 megawatt (MW)AC utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar power plant developed by Zorlu Enerji in Pakistan. The Independent Power Producer (IPP) facility, part of the Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park in the country’s Punjab province, is expected to be completed and connected to the electricity […]

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Pakistan committed to tackling climate change: Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday said his country and government remains committed to playing its role in global efforts for tackling the issue of climate change. Addressing the Global Change Impact Studies Centre’s (GCISC) Climate Change Conference here, Geo TV quoted Abbasi, as saying that Pakistan had ratified the Paris Agreement on […]

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Pakistan is seeking US$200 million fund from World Bank to develop hydropower

Pakistan is seeking US$200 million from the World Bank through the International Development Association to develop hydropower in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). KP is one of four administrative provinces of Pakistan, located in the northwestern region of the country along the international border with Afghanistan. According to Pakistan-based Dawn Media Group, the loan will help finance […]

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