In Importing Russian Gas, Pakistan Treads a Fine Line
By Sophia Nina Burna-Asefi
In June 2023, Russia sent gas supplies to Pakistan through Uzbekistan and Afghanistan for the first time. But it may not be the start of a vibrant trade.
Finding the Right Way Forward in Pakistan’s Energy Crisis
By Haneea Isaad and Sam Reynolds
Domestic renewables are the best hedge against global LNG price volatility and supply insecurity.
Can China Solve Pakistan’s Energy Crisis?
By Sheraz Aziz
CPEC has great promise, but Pakistan must be clear-eyed about the environmental and political costs.
Powering the Powerless in Pakistan
By Muhammad Salar Khan
A roadmap to finally solving Pakistan’s energy crisis through “energy productivity.”
CPEC’s Environmental Toll
By Shah Meer Baloch
China is bringing coal power to Pakistan, and Pakistanis will pay the environmental price.
Why Pakistan Is TAPI's Biggest Hurdle
By Shoaib A. Rahim
The pipeline would bring substantial benefits to all 4 member countries. For Pakistan, that's exactly the problem.
CPEC: Boon or Bane for Pakistan?
By Hanan Zaffar
A look at the hopes and fears surrounding the ambitious China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
China Powers up Pakistan: The Energy Component of the CPEC
By Shannon Tiezzi
Energy projects tied to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor are supposed to double Pakistan's energy capacity.
The Environmental Cost of China’s South China Sea Construction
By Shannon Tiezzi
Plus, more on the Tianjin explosions, China previews Xi's trip to DC, and the world's biggest solar plant. China links.
Karachi Blackouts Evidence of Pakistan’s Energy Crisis
By Brian M. Perkins
The country’s largest city is in dire need of reforms.
Solar Power in Pakistan
Pakistan faces a severe energy crisis. Renewables such as solar energy represent a solution.
Pakistan’s Energy Crisis
Energy shortages are hobbling the economy and contributing to unrest. But the country has options.