Tag: Electricity

Cabinet okays cheap electricity for agriculture, industries – Newspaper

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cabinet on Wednesday decided about the supply of cheap electricity produced by the province’s recently-built power stations to the local industrial and agricultural sectors for their development.

The cabinet met here with Chief Minister Mahmood Khan in the chair.

A statement issued here said the Malakand-III, Daral Khawar and Machai power stations would collectively generate 137 megawatts electricity, whose supply to industries would bring about an industrial revolution in the province.

The cabinet was informed that the Pehur hydropower station model would be replicated through an open competition in that respect.

The provincial government has already established special economic zones in the province to ensure prosperity, mitigate poverty, enhance employment opportunities, promote skill development, and increase productivity.The cabinet approved the proposed KP Schools Bags Limitation Weight Act, 2019, for both public and private primary and secondary schools.

Declaring that heavy bags have been the root cause

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PSEG Submits Application for Zero Emission Certificates to Continue to Preserve New Jersey’s Largest Source of Carbon-Free Electricity | News

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — PSEG today filed applications to extend Zero Emission Certificates (ZECs) for the Salem and Hope Creek nuclear power plants in Salem County in order to preserve New Jersey’s largest carbon-free source of electricity and help New Jersey achieve its clean energy goals.

Thanks to PSEG’s nuclear plants, nearly 40% of New Jersey’s energy supply is already carbon-free. Nuclear energy delivers more than 90% of all of the state’s carbon-free energy and is essential to New Jersey’s ability to successfully achieve its goal of a 100% carbon-free energy supply by 2050, as outlined in the state’s Energy Master Plan and documented by numerous independent studies.

“Nuclear energy already is New Jersey’s largest source of carbon-free electricity. No other energy source currently comes close,” said Rick Thigpen, PSEG’s senior vice president for Corporate Citizenship. “We want to continue to partner with Gov. Phil

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