Electricity Generation in Quetta and adjoining areas

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On “Electricity Generation in Quetta and adjoining areas”

by

Asmatullah Khan

Scope
Examining the state of electrification in Quetta and its adjoining areas and the measures to provide electricity to these areas its future plans. Identify the issues and challenges being faced by the energy sector in achieving its aims and objectives regarding provision of electricity to Quetta which is the capital of the province having strategic importance and suggest doable action plan.

Objectives
To analyze various aspects such as process of electricity generation , injection of electricity into the transmission grid , issues of fuel shortage , future expansion , prospects such as conversion from natural gas to other energy sources , ecological and environmental impacts on the area , corporate social responsibility , human resources and managerial functions. To undertake situational analysis of any proposed or completed schemes in this direction.

Methodology:
Observations
Interviews of the concerned officers
Visits to various Organizations
Photography
Study of various reports
Group discussion and brain storming
Use of web data
Faculty Advisor’s guidance

INTRODUCTION
History of WAPDA in Pakistan;
1947, Pakistan inherited 60MW of power generation capability for a population of 31.5 million, yielding 4.5 units per capita consumption. On 24th April, 1958 WAPDA was created as a semi-autonomous body for the purpose of coordinating and giving unified direction to the development of schemes in water and power sectors, which were previously being dealt with by the respective electricity and irrigation department of the provinces. During the year 1959 the power generation capability was increased up to 119 MW and it was the time when energy was required as Pakistan had entered its development phase. The bar of power development was taken by WAPDA for executing a number



References: www.energyupdate.com www.aepl.com.pk www.mylocalelpasotimes.com En.wikipedia.org National Transmission & Dispatch Company (NTDC) Limited Pakistan www.nepra.org.pk www.energy. Gob.pk Pak Tribune , Pakistan News Services Pepco.gov.pk www.induxmundi.pk

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