sunlight into electricity, using sunlight hitting solar thermal panels to convert sunlight to heat water or air. Balance recoverable reserves of crude oil in country have been estimated at 303.63 million barrels and we are extracting approximately 24 million crude oil annually, meaning if we do not explore new wells, we will exhaust our current crude oil reserves in 12-13 years. Poor and inadequate access to secure an affordable means of energy in one of the crucial factors behind these issues. With the help of effective electronic and print media campaigns the government can quickly educate the masses. Power theft and power wastage or transmission losses are other reason which paved the way for loadshedding. Studies have shown that on average our country receives 19MW per square meter of solar energy. To encourage investment in the exploration and development of coal projects. There has been an enormous increase in the demand of energy as a result of industrial development and population growth, in comparison to enhancement in energy production. Introduction : Energy is considered to be life line of any economy and most vital instrument of socioeconomic development of a country. Table of Contents.
This Electricity Crisis in Pakistan is also affecting the gross domestic product of our country as the countrys GDP is decreasing to 2 every passing year indicating a destructive economic breakdown in near future if this problem is not coped. Illustration not visible in this excerpt. Pakistans Energy Sector.1 Energy Supply.2 Energy Consumption.
Power, industry and transport sectors consume higher quantity of petroleum followed by agriculture and house holds. With this investment, and also adding up the efforts made by Wapda (Water and Power Development Authority) and the other IPPs (independent power producers I think this will finally resolve the problems of Pakistani power shortages in the next 5, 6 years. Nuclear energy has its share of advantages, for which Pakistan should put in concerted efforts to enhance nuclear power generation. Thus energy crisis contributes towards unemployment. Pakistans first major wind power plant deal has been signed by the Hyderabad electric supply company with a Turkish firm. Average production of natural gas is 4,048.76 million cubic feet per day as against 3,986.53 million during corresponding last year, showing an increase.56 percent.
The turbine can turn an electrical generator, or a gas compressor, that can then store energy until needed. Recomendations/Solutions of Energy Crisis : Energy crisis can be curtailed by : i).