Energy Energy 2020-09-01 Mini hydro-electric plants in northern KP spur long-awaited development Development had stagnated in northern KP in past years because harsh terrain, inaccessibility, and militancy. Now the region is poised to enter a new era. Energy 2018-11-21 Tajikistan's new dam project to provide needed electricity to Afghanistan, Pakistan The power plant is expected to provide up to 3,600MW -- the equivalent of three nuclear power plants -- when it is completed in a decade. Energy 2018-05-30 Iran launches more attempts to sabotage TAPI pipeline Regional officials remain committed to the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline despite Iran's numerous attempts to derail the project, either politically or violently. Energy 2018-05-22 Solar powered wells bring clean water to Bajaur Agency The tube wells, now powered by solar energy, have solved a major problem in the area, and the highly reliable system can function smoothly for up to eight hours uninterrupted. Energy 2017-07-07 Shell Pakistan ordered to pay $2.4m for oil tanker fire The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority has found Shell Pakistan responsible for an oil tanker accident that took at least 218 lives. Energy 2017-05-30 Pakistanis protest electricity cuts during Ramadan At least one person was killed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during protests over electricity cuts. Energy 2017-02-02 Improved security opens oil, gas exploration in FATA Oil and gas exploration companies hope to find vast deposits in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).