Above in view, analyze the causes of prevalent energy crisis in Pakistan and the government efforts to conserve and manage energy losses. Also analyze how best Pakistan can benefit from international practices to better conserve and avert energy losses.
For any country, the energy sector is of vital importance as various industrial sectors are very much dependent on an abundant and uninterrupted supply of energy, most of which today comes from burning fossil fuels. Pakistan remains largely energy deficient with an ever widening gap between country’s current energy supplies and demands. Pakistan obtains its current energy requirements from a variety of sources. Main electric power generation sources include 71.9% thermal, 25.2% hydel and 2.9% nuclear. The main consumers of energy are the domestic, industry, transport and agriculture.
While there is no prospect for Pakistan to reach self-sufficiency in energy to meet its consumer demands, there is a definite need to conserve energy.... [continues]
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