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Load Shedding Situation getting worse in Pakistan. Students and all Nation is Affected. How students will prepare for exams in this critical situation?
Shortfall of 6,500 MW of electricity causes load shedding. This reduction is in spite of the fact that Pakistan does not have the capacity to generate up to 29,000 MW of electricity. The shortfall is mainly due to the reduction in the supply of RLNG to power plants.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan faces load shedding for several hours simultaneously amid extreme temperatures as the country's power shortfall has reached 7,500 megawatts.
This reduction is in spite of the fact that Pakistan does not have the capacity to generate up to 29,000 MW of electricity. This reduction is mainly due to the reduction in the supply of RLNG to power plants.
Residents of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh and Balochistan experienced load shedding for 20 hours on Wednesday when the mercury hovered between 41 and 46 degrees Celsius.
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Senior government sources told The News that the 3,300 MW less hydro-generation due to the maintenance of the turbine at Tarbela Dam for six days has increased the power cuts in South Punjab, especially in DG Khan.
Sources said that the government has shut down its old Gencos and operates only Guddu and other 450 MW power plants, which has further aggravated the situation. Is badly affected
However, the government is accepting only 1,500 MW of power deficit. If 1,500 MW is added with a revenue-based load shedding of 5,500 MW, the total power deficit is 6,500 MW.
How bad is the load shedding?
Sources said that if there is a deficit of 800 MW, the load shedding process across the country should stand at one hour. But now that the power deficit is at 6,500 MW, the load shedding lasts for 7-8 hours.
However, as power is not being cut across the country, people in KP, Sindh and Balochistan and some areas of South Punjab are suffering from 4 to 20 hours of load shedding.
What does the government say about power shortfall and load shedding?
When Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Power Tabish Gohar asked questions, he did not respond.
Sources said that 5,500 MW of load shedding is being carried out in KP, Sindh and Balochistan and 1500 MW of power outages are also being announced. "6,500 MW of power outages are being completed," the publication said.
It quoted sources as saying that 11 LNG-powered power plants were being supplied low quantities of LNG.
The power sector is not being given 650 mmcfd of RLNG, Power Division sources said, adding that if all RLNG plants are run at full capacity, RLNG will be given 900 mmcfd. Requires more than CFD.
Three RLNG based power plants of 300 L 600 MW capacity with over 60 capacity are not being fully exploited and more importantly furnace oil has not been arranged for FO run plants. Is.
Shahbaz said that despite excessive power generation in the system, the amount of load shedding is alarming. "People are starving, school children are fainting and the situation is deplorable," he lamented.
He said that PTI should quit politics and retire after witnessing shocking scenes from across the country.