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Bin Qasim Power Plant

K-Electric hopes load-shedding will reduce by May 20

KARACHI: K-Electric has been unable to fix Bin Qasim Power Station-II as the required crucial spare part for its mending, weighing 41 tonnes, arrived here from Holland on Wednesday (today), ARY News reported. A spokesperson of the power utility has said that the plant repairing will be completed by May 20. KE has forwarded a request to the federal government to provide extra 150MW of electricity until the fault is repaired completely. After the issues of shortage of gas and furnace oil, KE has now come up with a new…

Karachi plunges into darkness as Bin Qasim power plant trips

KARACHI: A large part of localities plunged into darkness on Tuesday night as a major fault occurred at Bin Qasim power plant of city's electricity utility K-Electric (KE) here, ARY News reported. According to KE, the massive power outage in the city was caused when a unit of Bin Qasim Power Plant tripped on Tuesday. Power distribution in five districts of the city adversely affected as result of the tripping, causing power outage for hours adding to the misery of the citizens in suffocating summer nights. The power…