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Syed Akhtar Ali
Syed Akhtar Ali

  • January 13, 2022

    Accommodating local interests

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

  • January 03, 2022

    Diversifying gas use

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

  • December 11, 2021

    Fertiliser exports?

    Some fertiliser manufacturers in the country have requested for permission to export their surplus stock so that they can compete in the...

  • November 28, 2021

    Our energy strategy (Part – II)

    The first part of this article talked about Pakistan’s heavy reliance on gas-based power. Thar coal is a major energy source in the country. This...

  • November 27, 2021

    Our energy strategy - Part I

    The Glasgow Climate Conference has ended with a renewed commitment of 200 nations to climate change goals, among scepticism and criticism by...

  • November 01, 2021

    Solar-wind hybrid projects

    By 2030, Pakistan will have around 60 percent market share of renewable energy sources about half of which will come out of solar and wind. This...

  • October 10, 2021

    Nepra: performance issues - Part II

    The first part of this series ‘Performance issues’ talked about the performance issues of the power sector. This part will deal with the...

  • October 09, 2021

    Nepra: performance issues - Part I

    The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority recently released its annual state of industry report. This publication is an authentic source of...

  • October 04, 2021

    Beyond Thar coal

    China has announced, at international forums, that it won’t finance any new coal-fired power plant project outside its country anymore. This has...