Government Very Serious About Resolving Energy Crisis says Shabaz Sharif
During a meeting, on Sunday, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said that the government is doing all it could to resolve the ongoing energy crisis in the country. The chief minister said that work was rapidly being done to complete a number of power plants by the end of... 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
Khwaja Asif Vows to End Load Shedding in Pakistan by Summer 2017
In Pakistan, this statement has been made with pretty serious punitive actions such as changing one’s name. Anyway, Federal Minister for Water and Power Khwaja Asif has said that power system in Balochistan which was disrupted by insurgents will be restored by evening today.He also said that measures have been taken... Read more
Massive Electricity Outage: More than 80% of Pakistan in Darkness
Update 12:40 PM on 25th January: Electricity resumed in some parts of country Electricity has been restored in some parts of the country after the 12 hour power breakdown that started at midnight. NTDC has restored 7000 MW of electricity, however many areas are still without power. The Prime... Read more
Countrywide Protests in Support of Load Shedding
In a parallel (naya?) Pakistan, countrywide protests against government’s newfound policy to provide an uninterrupted supply of electricity continue to grow. More and more people seem to be joining the rallies and mobs already on the streets as they chant anti government, Wapda, DISCO, FESCO, HESCO, IESCO, LESCO, MEPCO,... 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