Development and Promotion of Sustainable, Innovative and Cleaner Technologies in Pakistan

About Us


Shams Power is a joint venture of three of Pakistan’s leading energy companies, involved in setting up power projects in Pakistan since 1996. Shams Power aims to pioneer solving the Pakistan’s energy problems by accelerating the adoption of distributed solar energy. Our team is committed to excellence in every aspect of solar design, construction, and operations and maintenance. With a collective team experience of designing & installing over 2,400 MW in Pakistan, and O&M experience of 350MW thermal IPPs, our team has unparalleled experience in the power sector.

Shams Power offers a complete range of solar energy services to commercial and industrial sector customers across the Pakistan. Backed by more than 20 years of industry experience and a dedicated technical team, we handle every aspect of solar power installations—including financing, technology evaluation, engineering and design, construction, monitoring, and ongoing maintenance and support—to ensure the most efficient and reliable solution.

National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (NEECA) (Formerly The National Energy Conservation Centre (ENERCON)

ENERCON was an attached Department of the Ministry of Water & Power and serves as a federal focal agency mandated for initiating, catalyzing and coordinating all Energy Conservation activities in different sectors of economy. ENERCON has been charged with a wide range of responsibilities including:-

  • · Formulating energy conservation programmes in all the main energy consuming sectors.
  • · Planning and initiating energy conservation actions nation-wide.
  • · Outlining policy guidelines to support energy conservation initiatives.
  • · Developing a comprehensive data base on opportunities for energy conservation.
  • · Supporting training activities on energy conservation application.
  • · Undertaking field research and pilot demonstration activities on specific energy conservation options and technologies; and
  • · Monitoring the implementation of conservation programs by other public and/or private sector entities.

 National Energy Conservation Centre (ENERCON) has now been tranformed into National Energy Efficiency & Conservation Authority (NEECA).Inorder to achieve the challenging task of energy efficiency and conservation in all sectors of economy, a need was felt to introduce credible law which has now been provided through the National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act 2016 recently passed by the National Assembly and the Senate and as notified in the gazette in July 2016. The Act shall provide for the establishment of institutions and enunciation of mechanisms and procedures so as to provide for effective conservation and efficient use of energy in all sectors of the economy.

The strategy going to be adopted by NEECA for promoting energy efficiency and conservation shall cover whole spectrum of activities starting from identification of energy efficiency and conservation opportunities and including technology demonstration, undertaking pilot projects, information and outreach, training and education, and development of plans and policies for promoting mitigation, energy efficiency and conservation best practices.

National Productivity Organization (NPO) is the sole Government body undertaking PRODUCTIVITY with QUALITY INITIATIVES in PAKISTAN.

In April, 2001, recognizing the importance of socioeconomic development in Pakistan through enhancing productivity and implementation of productivity concepts in the industrial setup, the NPO was revitalized with the sagacious productivity specialists and professional team to create productivity consciousness and to address the issues of manufacturing and service sector of Pakistan. After the approval of the Prime Minister, the legal status of NPO has been changed and the National Productivity Organization was incorporated under the Companies Ordinance in June 2006.

NPO Pakistan presently operates under the umbrella of the Ministry of Industries, Government of Pakistan and has established research and resource institution working with the support of Asian Productivity Organization (APO) Tokyo-Japan. NPO is also working as a Liaison Office of Asian Productivity Organization (APO) which represents 20 Asian Countries with the mandate to promote productivity and quality consciousness among the public and private sector organization.

NPO Pakistan promotes enhancement of productivity culture in Public and Private sector Organization by providing training, seminars, workshops, consultancy, release of index surveys, qualification certification, promotion of a comprehensive understanding of energy and the environment, research on productivities.

NPO Pakistan has also acquired membership of World Confederation of Productivity Science and World Network of Productivity Organization to expand its linkages in 52 member countries of WCPS that are committed to productivity improvement.

AEDB is the sole representing agency of the Federal Government that was established in May 2003 with the main objective to facilitate, promote and encourage development of Renewable Energy in Pakistan and with a mission to introduce Alternative and Renewable Energies (AREs) at an accelerated rate. The administrative control of AEDB was transferred to Ministry of Water and Power in 2006. The Government of Pakistan has inter alia mandated AEDB to:-

The Government of Pakistan has inter alia mandated AEDB to:-

 

  • Implement policies, programs and projects through private sector in the field of ARE
  • Assist and facilitate development and generation of ARE to achieve sustainable economic growth
  • Encourage transfer of technology and develop indigenous manufacturing base for ARE Technology
  • Promote provision of energy services that are based on  ARE resources
  • Undertake ARE projects on commercial scale (AEDB Act 2010)

The Government of Pakistan has tasked the AEDB to ensure 5% of total national power generation capacity to be generated through renewable energy technologies by the year 2030. In addition, under the remote village electrification program, AEDB has been directed to electrify 7,874 remote villages in Sindh and Balochistan provinces through ARE technologies.

 

The Federal Government established AEDB as a statutory organization by announcing and promulgating the AEDB Act in May 2010. The Act bestowed upon AEDB the authorities and the responsibilities for the promotion and development of AREs.

 

SMEDA is the premier institution of the Government of Pakistan under Ministry of Industries & Production. SMEDA was established in October 1998 to take on the challenge of developing Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Pakistan. With a futuristic approach and professional management structure it has focus on providing an enabling environment and Business Development Services to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). SMEDA is not only an SME policy-advisory body for the Government of Pakistan but also facilitates other stakeholders in addressing their SME development agendas.

By virtue of its mandate, SMEDA provides SME specific policy input to various tiers of government agencies and institutions, SME associations, industrial clusters/sectors and individual entrepreneurs by conducting in depth regulatory research and publications of various research reports. It advocate on behalf of SMEs for creating a conductive business environment for SMEs in Pakistan. SMEDA is also the author and custodian of first ever SME Policy of Pakistan