Load-Shedding to Worsen As Electricity Shortfall Nears 6,000 MW

Electricity shortfall in Pakistan has reached 5,902 MW as summers intensify. Sources said due to the current shortfall, load shedding is becoming more frequent across the country.

Today’s power generation stands at 20,098 MW, while the demand has surged to 26,000 MW.

Hydropower Plants 6,888 MW
Thermal Power Plants 790 MW
Private Power Plants 7,980 MW
Wind Power Plants 877 MW
Solar Power Plants 198 MW
Bagasse 143 MW
Nuclear 3,222 MW
Total 20,098 MW

Different parts of the country are facing daily load-shedding of 8 hours. Electricity isn’t available for 12-14 hours in areas experiencing heavy line losses.

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  • So when the IPPs will start their plants? Ask them to produce or fine them for being not producing and cashing the money from innocent citizens.


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