Loadshedding makes lives of Karachiites difficult

KARACHI (HRNW) – Prolonged and unannounced loadshedding has made the lives of Karachiites difficult as power demand has surged to 3,500 megawatt (MW) in the metropolis.

According to details, electricity outages have reached the duration of ten to twelve hours in the name of load management in residential areas. K-Electric is also facing difficulties in resolving faults due to increased number of complaints.

Furthermore, loadshedding is being carried out in industrial areas as well and industrialists have voiced their concerns that business activities will stop if power outages continue like this.

On the other hand, the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) heard the issue of prolonged electricity loadshedding in Karachi.

During the hearing, chief executive officer (CEO) of K-Electric, Syed Moonis Abdullah Alvi has told that work is being done on power transmission system. 30 to 40 feeders are shut due to the restoration process, he added.

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