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NEPRA seeks report from NTDC over unannounced power outages

ISLAMABAD: National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Friday has summoned report from National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC) over countrywide unannounced power outages, ARY News reported. According to NEPRA’s spokesperson, the NTDC has been asked to submit a detailed report over unscheduled load shedding in the country that has irked the masses. “People of the country are facing hardships due to unannounced prolonged power outages, concrete steps should be taken to overcome this issue,” the…

Guddu thermal plant trips leaving Sindh, Punjab districts without electricity

KASHMORE: Several districts in Sindh, Balochistan and Punjab experienced power outages on Thursday (today) as three units of Guddu Thermal Power Plant tripped due to thick fog prevailing in the country nowadays. According to sources, three units of Guddu Thermal Power Plant tripped resulting an immediate shortfall of 747MW of electricity. The units will be restored after fog clears, sources added. Meraly, a day earlier, Punjab faced extended hours of load-shedding as at least four of Pepco’s power plants had closed…

No gas load shedding being carried out: NA informed

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly was informed on Tuesday that no gas load shedding was being carried out in any part of the country. Responding to a calling attention notice moved by Agha Hassan Baloch, Minister for Petroleum Ghulam Sarwar Khan admitted there was issue of low gas pressure in different cities. However, he said, Sui Southern Gas Pipelines Limited was executing two projects of replacing the old pipelines with new ones at a cost of 2.28 billion rupees and the laying of new pipelines and installations of…

Government presented gas load shedding management plan

ISLAMABAD: The government of Pakistan on Thursday has presented the gas load shedding plan for winters, in accordance to offer gas to all the users including household and commercial. The plan is offered prior to winters, as gas load shedding is very common in various parts of Pakistan, making life miserable for number of people. According to details, this plan recommends to supply gas to al the consumers in winters by also supplying Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as an alternative of Sui gas. The details also…

Domestic consumers to face gas load shedding in winter

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Energy and Petroleum Division on Friday finalized gas load management schedule for the domestic consumers and industrial units as winter gripped most parts of the country. ARY NEWS reported. " Domestic consumers to face load management during day time while there will be no load shedding in morning and at the evening time.", said sources privy to the matter. As per the devised scheduled by the concerned ministry, the industries working in the export sector to be provided 300 MMCFD gas,…

ECP directs not to carry out load shedding on July 25, 26

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has directed ministry of water and power not to carry out load shedding on 25th and 26th of this month. The directions have been issued in a letter written to the secretary water and power. The commission has directed the ministry to ensure uninterrupted supply of power on the polling day. This should be noted that General Elections will be held on July 25 on 849 seats across the country. Read More: ECP requests media not to air election results before 7pm

Election Commission Pakistan wants no load shedding on July 25, 26

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Saturday asked the water and power secretary to ensure uninterrupted supply of electricity across the country on the polling day.  The electoral body has wrote a letter to the Ministry of Water and Power, asking it to ensure that power utilities refrain from carrying out load-shedding on July 25 and 26 so that the general elections are held in a favourable atmosphere. According to Election Commission Pakistan, a total of 3, 459 candidates are contesting for 272…

Sindh CM asks KE to stop unannounced load-shedding in Karachi

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Fazul-ur-Rehman on Thursday urged K-Electric (KE) not to resort to unannounced load-shedding in Karachi. He issued these directives on Thursday while pressing over a meeting with KE and Sindh Energy Department officials here at the CM House. The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary to CM Sohail Rajput, Chairman KE Tayyab Tareen, Director KE (Externa Affairs) Asmer Naeem, Sepcial Secretary Energy Department Rashid Kazi and Director Energy Department Tariq Shah.  The chief…

Now you can find load shedding schedule on ‘Roshan Pakistan’ website: minister

ISLAMABAD: Minster of Energy Syed Ali Zafar on Friday announced that a website (http://www.roshanpakistan.pk), Roshan Pakistan, had been set up where people could find load management schedule in their respective areas along other information. This he announced in a meeting held on June 14, 2018, by the Ministry of Energy (Power Division) to review supply and delivery of electricity. Syed Ali Zafar said that information on exact load shedding hours must be shared along with details of when and how long load shedding…