Some Key Facts Behind Pakistan’s Energy Crisis

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has implemented a new electricity subsidy for the poorest consumers in Pakistan. This subsidy covers all households with up to 300 units of electricity consumption which strikingly amounts to 68%. This subsidy points to underlying developmental and economic challenges for Pakistan. The Woodrow Wilson Center, on of DC’s top think […]

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Powering Peace: The Case for Growing Gaza’s Energy Sector

The Gaza Strip has a major energy crisis. Estimates suggest that Gaza has a power shortage of roughly 49%, indicating that almost half of the day is spent without reliable electricity. Clearly, this tangible reality does little to help the cause of the Israeli’s but rather incites radicalization. I want to begin this post by […]

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Narendra Modi’s Power Problem

Peak demand for electricity in New Delhi is at 5,600MW yet Indian power companies are only able to deliver 5,150MW, creating widespread power outages. It should come to no one as a surprise that it gets hot in India this time of year – very, very hot. Temperatures today reached a balmy 40C with anticipated […]

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