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WELCOME to the PAKISTAN RENEWABLE ENERGY SOCIETY (PRES);  the official web of the Society and the largest Renewable / Alternative Energy Web Portal of Pakistan.

PRES is a non-profit, non-governmental and a non-political society registered under “The Societies Registration Act, 1860”, having a strong Vision and Mission, working for the Promotion and Development of Alternative / Renewable Energy Technologies in the Country.

PRES is the first and a unique dedicated web portal that provides information on different renewable / alternative energy technologies. The basic aim of this portal is to provide a platform to the people working in the field of Renewable / Alternative Energy Technologies so that they can share their views,  experiences and can find solutions to their problems from different energy experts.

This platform provides a lot of Renewable / Alternative Energy Data,  News,  Articles,   Interviews of different Experts,  Upcoming Events like Exhibitions,  Workshops,  Seminars, Trainings,  Symposiums etc.  Other valuable information about different Renewable / Alternative energy tenders, upcoming projects and jobs are also available on this web portal.

In short,  PRES  is a first ever comprehensive web portal of Pakistan covering a lot of information about Renewable / Alternative Energy Technologies for experts and students and hope that one will enjoy spending time at this portal in order to keep himself/herself up to date.

We also appreciate valuable suggestions from our readers in order to make this portal a Valuable and Resourceful.

Regards,

PRES Team.

 

Latest News

Hydroelectric power: USAID commits $81m for Kurram Tangi Dam

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has committed to provide a grant of $81 million to Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) for the construction of stage-I of Kurram Tangi Dam. Kurram Tangi Dam is a component of the federal government’s least-cost energy generation and water storage development [more]

Pakistan to ink initial deal on CASA power import project

Pakistan and countries participating in the US-backed Casa-1,000 megawatt (MW) project are set to sign the initial deal in Istanbul, Turkey. Sources told The Express Tribune that State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali and additional secretary left for Istanbul on Thursday to ink the deal. “Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan and [more]

The dark ages: ‘In the city of lights, 3 million people will have none by 2030’

Over 1.3 billion people around the world do not have access to electricity and 2.6 billion rely on primitive biomass for cooking and heating, according to the International Energy Agency report. “By 2030, a further 700 million people in South and East Asia, including three million in Karachi, will be without electricity,” said Seimens [more]

MoU for 1,320MW coal-based plants at Gadani signed

An MoU was signed between Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB), Ministry of Water & Power & Arab National Construction (ANC) Holding LLC Dubai for construction of two 660 Megawatt (1320 MW) coal-based power generation plants at Pakistan Power Park in Gadani. The company will also construct a jetty along with the construction of [more]

Work on 26MW hydel project in Skardu soon

The government is undertaking a number of hydro power projects under Public Sector Development Programme to overcome energy crisis in Gilgit-Baltistan. Talking to Radio Pakistan, a spokesman of power department Gilgit said that work on 26 megawatt hydropower project at Shagerting in Skardu will begin next month. He said the project costing 4.8 [more]

2630 MW private power projects approved

Approval was given to power projects totalling 2630 MW in the 95th meeting of the Board of PPIB held here today under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Water & Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif. The Board today approved issuance of Letter of Interest to a consortium of CWE Investment Corporation China and Trans Tech of Pakistan for [more]

Cost of energy most important concern for Pakistanis: survey

In a survey commissioned by Shell Pakistan, 9 out of 10 Pakistanis surveyed ranked the cost of energy as the most important issue for them while 8 out of 10 consider having access to adequate energy supplies in the future is critical. The complete survey results were officially launched for the first time to a group of Pakistani energy and [more]

Solar energy: PCRET to illuminate villages

The Pakistan Council of Renewable Energy Technologies (PCRET) has initiated a project under which different villages throughout the country will be provided electricity though the promotion of clean and renewable solar energy through the photovoltaic process. The basic objective of this project is the upgradation of silicon crystal growing, cell [more]

Friendly neighbours: ‘China investing in energy sector’

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that China will invest a huge amount in different sectors including the energy sector to facilitate the people of Pakistan. “China is a time-tested friend of Pakistan and the relation between the two nations is increasing day-by-day,” he stated this while talking to Pakistan Television. Chinese [more]



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