7 Culprits for High Electricity Bills and Their Solutions
Have you been receiving abnormally high WAPDA electricity bills, leaving you scratching your head? This article is precisely for you. Read on! It is not unusual that consumers in Pakistan have been receiving exorbitantly high electricity bills or WAPDA bills ever since the Nawaz Government came into power. The... Read more
Generator and UPS Buying Guide for Pakistan
What are the factors that you should consider while buying an Uninterruptible power supply (UPS) or a generator? This article will help you decide how to make sure that you can comfortably survive the ongoing energy crisis and prolonged load shedding that is expected in the coming months. Both... Read more
Electric Geysers in Pakistan – A Viable Alternative
Electric geysers are quickly becoming the preferred choice in place of traditional geysers because of the increasing gas shortfall countrywide in Pakistan. There are two types of electric geysers, instant or normal. Instant geysers warm the water quickly, while normal geysers take time to warm the water. In this article... Read more
Types of Electric Heaters in Pakistan
People are increasingly substituting traditional gas heaters with electric heaters in their homes owing to the pervasive gas crisis in Pakistan. The different kinds of electric heaters available in the market these days include fan heaters, blower heaters, quartz heaters, halogen heaters, sun heaters, infrared heaters, carbon fiber heaters,... Read more
Gas Load Shedding in Pakistan
Till about a few years ago, the word load shedding was only used in terms of electricity shortfall. However now “gas” load shedding has become just as common if not more, especially in winters. The past few years have seen an exponential rise in the non availability of gas... Read more
Renewable Energy: History and What it Means for Pakistan (Part 1)
Whether you turn on the TV or pick up the newspaper, the phrase renewable energy pops up everywhere. But what does it actually mean, in particular for a country like Pakistan? Loadshedding.pk will be dedicating a major section of this website to renewables, in particular solar energy, due to... Read more
Buying the right UPS for your home in Pakistan
Buying a UPS is usually accompanied by a litany of questions related to the size, batteries, brand and specifications. With so many brands and models out there in the market, it is confusing to find the right product. Here at Loadshedding.pk we understand your predicament and keeping that in mind, we have put... Read more
Load shedding in Pakistan
Pakistan has faced some of the greatest electric shortfalls over the last 6 to 7 years. Consumers have had to bear the brunt of the double whammy of extensive load shedding and high electricity tariffs causing much grief and inconvenience. Life, as we knew it before load shedding, had changed... Read more
Kilowatt-hour (kWh) and Electric Bills
The kilowatt-hour (kWh) is a unit of energy that is normally used as a billing unit for electricity supplied to consumers by electric distribution companies. As evident from the formula, a kWh is equal to 1,000 watts constantly transmitted over a period of one hour. For instance, an incandescent bulb or tungsten filament... Read more