8.2 C
New York
Monday, May 23, 2022
HomeWorldPakistanCity centers are exempt from power shutdowns as shortages worsen

City centers are exempt from power shutdowns as shortages worsen

LAHORE: government decided to liberate large urban centers from crippling power shutdowns as power shortages expected to worsen after long weekend following Eid al-Adha holidaywaggling economy and put off foreign investors.

However, power shutdowns will continue for areas with high losses. The situation is likely to worsen with the onset of summer, when air air conditioners included on full explosion.

The reports, citing sources familiar with the matter, say the deficit was estimated to be around 9,000 megawatts at the end. of April, declined up to 1000 megawatts during first weekend after Eid al-Adha.

” power production currently is 22,000 megawatts. against in demand of 21,000 megawatts,” the sources said. demand and delivery of Lahore Electricity Supply Company (Lesko) also was 3700 megawatts.

Meanwhile, Pakistan Today reported. in April Lesko system was overloaded and the deficit exceeded 1,500 megawatts.

“Quota of power delivery to Lesko remains for 3400 megawatts against a demand of 4,900 megawatts,” the post said, adding that the overload had caused the of feed to multiple network stations, calling power blackouts in in city.

It is likely that new schedule for power delivery will be released on Monday when you save in view in demand and delivery of goods throughout the country.

The offer is likely to witness improvement thanks to the functioning of closed power plants.

Interesting, only year ago pakistan produced more electricity than needed. Large-scale construction of new power power plants, mostly coal-fired, financed by China, have dramatically increased the country’s energy potential.

“His true. We produce a lot more than we need”, Tabish Gaukhar, former special assistant then-prime minister Imran Khan on power said the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

The country is currently receiving 64 percent of its electricity from fossil fuels, with 27 more percent from HPP, 5 percent from nuclear power and just 4 percent from renewable energy sources such as sun and wind.

Follow World Weekly News on

Sandra Loyd
Sandra is the Reporter working for World Weekly News. She loves to learn about the latest news from all around the world and share it with our readers.

Leave a Reply

Must Read