Pakistan’s largest university opens research facility to develop energy from waste

09:00 PM | 31 Aug, 2018
Pakistan’s largest university opens research facility to develop energy from waste
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LAHORE - Punjab University’s Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad on Friday inaugurated a new laboratory to develop waste to energy technologies.

The facility, located at the Institute of Chemistry, is to conduct research led by Dr Zaib-un-Nisa.

Established in 1882 at Lahore, the University of the Punjab is the largest and the oldest seat of higher learning in Pakistan.

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According to the university its waste to energy project represents an investment of around Rs 71 million ($580,000).

The institution aims to establish an industrial research laboratory for the conversion of biomass/communal waste to energy.

Dr Zaib-un-Nisa said that the project had produced 3KV electricity and its capacity would be enhanced in future.