Saturday, 24 January 2015

Power Crisis Worsens In Country As Shortfall Struck 4000MW

ISLAMABAD: Six-hour electricity load-shedding in urban areas whereas ten-hour electricity outage in rural areas is being observed as power shortfall has struck to 4000 megawatts.
Spokesman to Water and Power Ministry stated that the government is having storage of furnace oil only for eight days whereas on the other hand, Spokesman to National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC) said that the gas supply to Och 1 and Och Power Stations has been assured as a result of which, 950 megawatts energy produced from these stations is continuously being added to the system.
PAKISTANI STUDENTS STUDY BY CANDLELIGHT DUE TO POWER FAILURE IN KARACHI.NTDC told that the country is producing only 9000 megawatts of power output causing the power outrage at serious level. The officials further revealed that a ship carrying 50,000 metric tons of furnace oil will reach the port tomorrow whereas the other one would likely to arrive at the Karachi port on January 27.
According to the Spokesman, only effective power plants are in working however, the pin electric power production has escalated to 1100 megawatts. Moreover, he further vowed to take hydral generation to 1500 megawatts till the end of this month.

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