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Biomass energy panacea for power woes

August 27, 2014 LAHORE(dawn): The biomass energy has a potential to convert a wide variety of wastes into clean energy, besides being a substitute for diminishing global oil supplies that can be used to overcome electricity shortage and help check climate change phenomenon. This was a crux of the speeches delivered at the international conference on ‘Bio-energy as alternative fuel’ jointly organised on Tuesday by the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Pakistan Council of…

Denmark, Pakistan have huge potential in energy, agri: Danish envoy

February 02, 2014 ISLAMABAD(APP): Danish Ambassador in Islamabad Jesper M Sorensen said on Saturday his country was keen to exploit the business potential in Pakistan for bolstering trade between the two countries and Danish Pakistanis could play a pivotal role in that regard. Briefing journalists at his residence here over the weekend, he said it was for the first time that Denmark had set up a commercial section in Islamabad, dedicated to explore avenues of investment for Danish companies,…

Can power generation threaten agriculture?

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has recently sought proposals regarding power production using biomass from four of the world’s most renowned firms. According to studies made in the US, one tonne of dry biomass per hour would be required to produce one megawatt of electricity. It can be easily calculated as to how much biomass (examples of sources are wood, straw, plant debris, dead animals, etc.) would be needed for commercial scale power production. I am not addressing issues raised in the studies…

Niche market for biomass power: Agriculture and Power sectors

Ahmad Fraz Khan with Universal Biomass Energy Limited of India. According to the MoU, the Indian company will be responsible for installation and efficient working of the plant, and relevant technical training to the local staff. It would hand over the plant to the Punjab government after two years of successful operation. The province is now hunting for a location to install the plant, probably somewhere in its southern parts.First of its kind in the public sector, the province wants to…

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