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Syed Akhtar Ali
Syed Akhtar Ali

  • May 28, 2022

    Oil prices and efficient buying

    The government has increased petroleum prices by Rs30 per litre. The increase is uniform against all products. There was much talk about some...

  • March 30, 2022

    The future of electric vehicles [Part - II]

    Are electric vehicles economical or affordable? Although an EV may not be exactly economical, it is fast approaching the required cost objectives....

  • March 29, 2022

    The future of electric vehicles [Part I]

    Electric vehicles are thought to be an essential player in reducing oil demand. The former Danish minister for climate, energy and utilities, Dan...

  • March 12, 2022

    Emerging biogas

    The writer is a former member of the Energy Planning Commission and author of ‘Pakistan’s Energy Issues: Success and Challenges’.The...

  • March 07, 2022

    Shifting to Thar lignite

    Pakistan has 180 billion tonnes of lignite coal deposits, which have the potential of firing 1800 power plants of 1000 MW for 30 years or 500 power...

  • February 26, 2022

    Fuel for a motorbike

    The writer is a former member of the Energy Planning Commission and author of ‘Pakistan’s Energy Issues: Success and Challenges’.The prices of...

  • February 17, 2022

    Energy efficiency [Part - II]

    In the first part of the article, we discussed how innovation in products is playing a major role in energy conservation. Innovation and upgrades in...

  • February 16, 2022

    Energy efficiency [Part - I]

    The writer is a former member of the Energy Planning Commission and author of ‘Pakistan’s Energy Issues: Success and Challenges’.The idea that...

  • February 08, 2022

    The national electricity plan (Part - II)

    It seems that the government of Pakistan is sceptical about talks of an open market regime in the power sector. In the meanwhile, it is letting...

  • February 07, 2022

    The national electricity plan: Part - I

    Complying with the recently introduced requirements of the Nepra Act, the power division has prepared the first draft of the National Electricity...