BR Research - Power Generation

Pricier power ahead

Pricier power ahead

Of prior actions leading to the IMF programme, energy sector leads the way. The IMF country report on Pakistan and Pakistan’s own Letter of Intent...

Discos in a rut

Discos in a rut

Whether its operation performance or the authenticity of their data reporting, the power distribution companies’ (DISCOs) have failed to satisfy the regulator. In its annual...

A breakthrough for KEL

A breakthrough for KEL

Karachi Electric Limited (PSX: KEL) announced its much delayed financial performance for FY17 just recently. This came a little after Nepra upwardly revised power tariffs...

The unnoticed power tariff hike

The unnoticed power tariff hike

Gas tariffs were not the only ones that have gone up with effect from July 1, 2019. Only that the power tariffs were not much...

Net metering: flawed economics?

Net metering: flawed economics?

Net-metering is rapidly catching on in the country. The fall in solar panel costs and the incentive of selling electricity to the grid means that...

Renewables the name of the game?

Renewables the name of the game?

The increasing share of renewables in the country’s power generation mix is a healthy sign. And these signs have been getting global acknowledgment too lately....

Power demand resurfaces

Power demand resurfaces

Whether it is the soaring temperatures or a slight revival in economic activities or a combination of both – the power generation statistics for May...

Power subsidies won’t be enough

Power subsidies won’t be enough

Power sector subsidies for inter-disco tariff differential in the outgoing year are slated to be overrun by Rs25 billion from the allocated amount of Rs105...

Coal losing favour

Coal losing favour

The number of coal power plants in the country has grown substantially on the back of both investments through CPEC as well as the private...

Promoting efficient buildings

Promoting efficient buildings

Energy efficiency is an important aspect when it comes to energy management. The importance of the sector can be gauged by the sizeable investment of...

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