Category: Energy

Charting the upsurge in hydropower development

Charting the upsurge in hydropower development “Charting the Upsurge in Hydropower Development” presents the key challenges and opportunities for the expansion of this sector from a current 1,000 GW capacity to the potential 2,000 GW capacity by 2050. Hydropower is increasingly attractive to countries trying to reduce their reliance on dirty fossil fuels and boost energy security. The […]

China helps Pakistan build world’s largest solar farm

Some 400,000 solar panels, spread over 200 hectares of flat desert, glare defiantly at the sun at what is known as the Quaid-e-Azam Solar Power Park(QASP) in Punjab, named after Pakistan’s founding father. The 100 MW photovoltaic (PV) solar farm was built by Chinese company Xinjiang SunOasis in just three months, at a cost of around […]