Power crisis: Electricity shortfall jumps to 3,795MW

The total power generation was recorded as 14,716MW against the demand of 18,511MW during the last 24 hours.


August 26, 2011

ISLAMABAD: The electricity shortfall in the country on Friday jumped to 3,795 megawatts (MW) from 3,175MW, as the total power generation was recorded as 14,716MW against the demand of 18,511MW during the last 24 hours. According to a briefing on daily power generation and load-management position, the hydel generation stood at 5,857MW, Wapda thermal 1,947MW, IPPs 6,722MW and rental 190MW. As many as 630MW were supplied to Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC), the report said.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 27th,  2011.

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