USPCAS-E Hosts Second National Conference on Green Energy Technologies Featured

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U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E) at the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Peshawar hosted the second National Conference on Green Energy Technologies in Peshawar on 12th April, 2018. The conference provided a platform for energy experts and scientists to discuss innovation in solar, wind, geothermal and hydro energy technologies, and analyze the current state of power engineering, energy policy, and thermal energy systems engineering in Pakistan.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister of Finance Mr. Muzafar Said, presided over the occasion. He expressed his appreciation for USAID’s support to establish USPCAS-E.

The Pro Vice-Chancellor for UET Peshawar Professor Dr. Noor Muhammad, speaking at the conference, reaffirmed his commitment to make UET Peshawar an entrepreneurial university, which will catalyze a knowledge-based economy. He added that it is an honor to partner with USAID to develop a Center for Advanced Studies in Energy. He acknowledged the support of the provincial government.  
 
The USAID-supported USPCAS-E is a joint initiative between the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), UET Peshawar, and Arizona State University to develop real world solutions to Pakistan’s energy challenges and to educate a new generation of skilled engineers. The partnership is strengthening academic programs in energy, establishing channels to facilitate local and international networking, widening access to energy-related professions for women and economically disadvantaged students, and establishing a regular policy dialogue between Pakistan’s public and private energy stakeholders.

 

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