The power shortfall in the country has reached 4,250 MW. Due to the shortfall, load shedding is going on for hours in cities and villages.
According to sources, power generation in the country is 21,250 MW while the total demand is more than 25,000 MW while 4,000 MW of electricity is being generated from hydropower.
According to sources, thermal power plants are generating 3,640 MW and IPPs 13,600 MW.
According to sources, it has been revealed that the power companies are taking less power than the quota. The power companies are taking less power than they need.
According to sources, the companies are not getting full power due to interruptions in the transmission system. Due to shortfall, load shedding is going on for hours in different cities and villages.
In this regard, Energy Minister Hamad Azhar said in his tweet that no unannounced load shedding has taken place anywhere in the last 12 hours.
Position since last 12 hours below with zero forced load shedding. Approx 1500 MW power added in last 48 hours. More power to be added today.
Revenue based load-shedding in high theft areas and any infrastructure/transmission breakdown in localities may still arise. pic.twitter.com/0Un4nfXolz
– Hammad Azhar (@Hammad_Azhar) June 11, 2021
He said that 1500 MW power has been added to the system in 48 hours. More power will be added to the system today. Power companies are carrying out load shedding in areas with high losses.
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