Can Pakistan make its energy sector greener, cheaper and more reliable? The government thinks so

A technician is silhouetted as he works on power lines supplying electricity in Karachi July 30, 2011

A new plan by Pakistan's government seeks to build an energy sector that is sustainable, reliable and fit for the future Image: REUTERS/Athar Hussain

Ayla Majid
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Planetive
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Pakistan is affecting economies, industries and global issues
A hand holding a looking glass by a lake
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale
Stay up to date:


Renewables, hydro and locally sourced fossil fuels are Pakistan's aim for 2040
Renewables, hydro and locally sourced fossil fuels are Pakistan's aim for 2040 Image: IGCEP, (Power Division) Ministry of Energy, Government of Pakistan
Have you read?

What's the World Economic Forum doing about the transition to clean energy?

Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

Sign up for free

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:
PakistanEnergy Transition
World Economic Forum logo
Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe today

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

This architect is reviving a traditional building technique to make homes resilient to flooding

Zofeen T Ebrahim

September 1, 2023


About Us



Partners & Members

  • Join Us

Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2023 World Economic Forum