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Pakistan’s Energy Dilemma and Its Consequences on Economic Growth

by Tooba Rehan Haqqi a  and  Muhammad Farhan Fiaz b,*
Department of Government & Public Policy, National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
Independent Research Scholar and Consultant Based in Islamabad, Islamabad, Pakistan
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ETE  2023, 3; 1(1), 3;
Received: 6 March 2023 / Accepted: 30 June 2023 / Published Online: 15 July 2023


Technological advancements in the last few decades have created energy and cost-efficient power plants, but it is not a prominent feature in the electricity supply-chain. While many long-term and short-term energy alternatives are available, Pakistan still has a significant number of people who do not have access to electricity; as there are many areas that are neither connected to the national grid nor the provincial grids. This paper aims to find the reasons behind the energy crisis in Pakistan, keeping Islamabad as the focus of study, and to find the effect of use of renewable resources on the reduction of shortage of electricity. We will be focusing on the facts that how energy crisis has been affecting the economic growth of the country.  Our data collection will be based on primary sources and secondary sources along with which we will be conducting pilot study to check the feasibility of using the solar energy as an alternative form of electricity.

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Haqqi, T. R.; Fiaz, M. F. Pakistan’s Energy Dilemma and Its Consequences on Economic Growth. Energy Technologies and Environment, 2023, 1, 3.
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