Major power breakdown hits Sindh, Punjab and Balochistan
- January 3, 2019
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Various parts of Sindh,
Twenty-one circuits of
Officials said that teams had started the work to restore the power supply. We are also working on temporary load management plan to provide electricity to the people.
A day earlier, Punjab faced extended hours of load-shedding as at least four of Pepco’s power plants had closed down owing to smog and other technical faults. The power supplying company confirmed that the power plants at Guddu, Baloki, Nishat and Nishat Choniyan were tripped resulting an immediate shortfall of 250 MW. In order to tackle the situation, the Pepco announced to temporarily extend the load-shedding duration in the province.
Additional 1000 MW were taken from