Saturday, 30 April 2011

3,881 MW power shortfall recorded

ISLAMABAD: The electricity shortfall in the country on Saturday stood at 3,881 MW as the total power generation was recorded as 12,259 MW against the demand of 16,140MW during the last 24 hours.

According to the brief on daily power generation and load-management position, the hydel generation stood at 4,181 MW, WAPDA thermal 1,806 MW, IPPs 6,210 MW and Rental 62 MW.

As many as 710 MW was supplied to Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC), the report further said.

The rising shortfall has forced outages of power for long duration in different cities and localities. People have called for taking concrete steps to improve generation capacity to overcome loadshedding issue.(APP)

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