load shedding continues for 10 hours

load shedding continues for 10 hours

Power shortfall in the country has reached 7,100 MW, load shedding continues for 10 hours

Load shedding is also being off for 18 hours in areas with high losses.

ISLAMABAD: The power shortfall in the country has reached 7,100 MW.

The total power generation in the country is 14,400 MW while the total demand is more than 21,500 MW.

Unannounced load shedding continues for 10 hours in many areas due to power shortage.

Load shedding is also off for 18 hours in areas with high losses.

According to sources in the Power Division, Tarbela Dam has been empty for the last 60 days.

Due to construction work on T3 and T4 projects, water not actually saved,

there and only 600 MW of electricity is being proceeding.

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On the other hand, there is almost no water storage in Mangladim.
The capacity of government thermal power plants is more than 4,000 MW, however, they are generating up to 2,000 MW of electricity.

A few government power plants come to pass still closed due to technical problems.

Some power plants hold shut down due to lack of fuel. 900 MW of electricity actually generated from hydropower sources.

Private sector power plants shut down due to non-availability of furnace oil, coal and LNG.

The production of IPPs is 11,500 MW.

Due to technical problems of the power distribution companies, 2,000 MW of electricity being wasted, causing a daily loss of Rs. 3 billion to the economy.

2022-04-21

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