Published On: Tue, Apr 24th, 2012

Body formed to explore alternative energy options

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KARACHI: Chief Secretary Sindh Raja Muhammad Abbas has advised the Administrative Secretaries to ensure curtailment of electricity consumption, in their respective departments, offices, projects and police stations. He expressed these views, while presiding a high level meeting, held in Sindh Secretariat, yesterday morning. The meeting discusses various aspects in respect of energy conservation and demand side management measures for incorporation in future project.

The Karachi Electric Supply Company’s (KESC) representative apprised the meeting that 30 MW electricity is consumed on streetlights in Karachi with sharing of 24 MW by KMC, three MW by Cantonment Board and three by DHA. CS advised that timely use of electricity in all government functionaries including street lights be ascertained. –PPI

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