K-Electric inaugurates the first substation under PKR 9.5Mn rain-mitigation investment

Karachi: As part of continued efforts to strengthen network reliability and add rain mitigation measures to critical power infrastructure, K-Electric (KE) on Thursday inaugurated its first elevated substation. This substation elevation, rebuilt in the Merchant Flats area of Clifton, was done in line with the power utility’s broader plan to reduce… Continue reading

OGRA approves K-Electric’s pipeline for transmission of RLNG

KARACHI: Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has approved K-Electric’s application for a license to construct and operate a gas pipeline, that will supply Re-gasified Liquefied Natural Gas (RLNG) for the upcoming RLNG-based 900 MW BQPS-III power plant and supplementing fuel requirement of the power plants located at its Bin… Continue reading

K-Electric partners with SAP ARIBA to digitalize its procurement process

Karachi: In continuation of its broader digitization initiatives, K-Electric (KE), Pakistan’s only vertically integrated power utility, has partnered with SAP, a leading multinational information technology services provider. KE will implement SAP’s ARIBA E-Procurement tool, which will automate its procurement processes, end to end. SAP Ariba, once fully implemented, will digitally… Continue reading

K-Electric earns Leeds Gold Green Building certification

Karachi: At an inauguration ceremony held on World Energy Conservation Day, K-Electric (KE), in a power industry first, re-opened its Integrated Business center located at Tipu Sultan Road, Karachi, following renovation using energy efficient materials and processes which have earned it the prestigious LEED Gold Green Building certification. LEED is… Continue reading

K-Electric to upgrade transmission network in Balochistan service area

Karachi: As part of its phase-wise plan to transform and improve its entire transmission and distribution network, K-Electric (KE) has planned the upgradation of its existing transmission network from Hub Chowki to Bela Grid. These plans will ensure greater availability and reliability of power through enhancement of transmission capacity from… Continue reading

K-Electric forms subsidiary for different initiatives taken by the company in the energy sector

KARACHI: As part of a diversification strategy, K-Electric Limited has incorporated a wholly owned subsidiary, KE Venture Company (Pvt) Ltd (KEVCL), which will be a holding company for different initiatives taken by the company in the energy sector, the shareholders were informed at the annual general meeting. Initially, the subsidiary… Continue reading

K-Electric and NEPRA host joint consultative session for public DISCOs

Karachi: K-Electric (KE) and the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) organized a joint session where the publicly owned DISCO’s were briefed about KE’s journey and experience as the first DISCO to implement Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) on an end to end scale. Inaugurating the event, Amer Zia, Chief Distribution… Continue reading

KE commits to PKR 10 bn investment in community uplift under Sarbulandi initiative

Karachi: As part of its wider corporate sustainability and community engagement efforts, K-Electric (KE) has launched the Sarbulandi initiative, a PKR 10 billion investment in power distribution infrastructure for those parts of Karachi which suffer from the societal menace of power theft. With the vision of eradicating power-theft and the… Continue reading

K-Electric delegation meets with SITE Superhighway Association to address ongoing and upcoming needs

Karachi: A K-Electric delegation headed by CEO Moonis Alvi along with members of the leadership team met with the S.I.T.E. Superhighway Association of Trade and Industries Karachi on Thursday as part of the power utility’s drive to further strengthen industry facilitation through closer coordination. During the meeting, current and upcoming… Continue reading

K-Electric strengthens its Cyber security and IT protocols after ransomware incident

Karachi: K-Electric, the sole electricity provider to the city of Karachi and its adjoining areas was the target of a ransomware incident in the first week of September. The power utility would like to state that all critical customer support functions and services such as bill payment solutions and the… Continue reading