ISLAMABAD: The hydroelectric generation has witnessed sharp increase owing to improved water inflow in all major rivers and it stood at 4,167 MW during the last 24 hours. According to the report on daily power generation and load-management position on Saturday, the total generation was recorded as 11,887 MW against the demand of 16,387. The hydroelectric generation stood at 4,167 MW, WAPDA thermal 1,704 MW and Independent Power Producers 6,016 MW. The electricity shortfall in the country also jumped to 4,500 MW from 3,873 MW. As many as 660 MW was supplied to the Karachi Electric Supply Company, the report added.
Published in The Express Tribune, May 20th, 2012.
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