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Tube wells: Senator suggests shift to solar energy

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ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Water and Power on Monday urged the authorities to shift Balochistan’s tube wells to solar energy. A meeting of the committee, chaired by Senator Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, was apprised by Senator Mir Kabeer Ahmad Muhammad Shah that in several areas feeders were over-loaded, resulting in tripping and power suspension. […]

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‘Time running out for carbon emission control’

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ISLAMABAD: The global community has 10 to 20 years left to find a solution to the carbon emission issue. Otherwise it will become difficult to continue life on the planet. This was stated by founding executive director Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) Dr Tariq Banuri on Monday. Mr Banuri, who is currently Professor at Department […]

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Solar energy – infinite source of power generation

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ISLAMABAD: Energy sustainability through the solar resource seems to be the only option. The amount of energy the sun radiates in a day is more than the energy used by the world population in a year. Every hour millions of kilowatts of solar energy hit the earth’s surface, which, if consumed, can altogether change the […]

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