- Hammad Azhar says demand and provide of energy in Pakistan stood at 24,284 megawatt at present.
- Power minister says highest technology and transmission, achieved earlier than PTI govt got here to energy, was in July 2018.
- Hammad Azhar says ‘report’ was achieved regardless of Tarbela dam ‘producing simply 25% of its output’.
Federal Power Minister Hammad Azhar introduced on Wednesday that Pakistan achieved its “highest demand and supply of power” in historical past.
“Highest demand and supply of power in the history of Pakistan achieved today at 24,284 megawatts (MW),” tweeted the minister. He added that the rise was not only a reflection of upper demand and technology but in addition the rise in transmission capability.
“In contrast, the highest generation and transmission achieved before PTI government was in July 2018 at 20,811 MW,” mentioned Azhar.
The minister additionally shared that the “record” was achieved regardless of the nation’s largest dam Tarbela “producing just 25% of its output this year during peak season”.
Pakistan’s energy disaster worsens, unannounced load-shedding continues unabated
Final month it was reported that Pakistan’s energy disaster has gotten worse, with load-shedding extending as much as a number of hours at a stretch in numerous cities.
The figures shared at the moment by sources within the energy division mentioned that the nation is dealing with an electrical energy shortfall of someplace between 7,000 and eight,000 megawatts.
As a result of a mudslide on the Tarbela Dam, energy technology was stopped and equipment has additionally possible been broken.
That they had mentioned that it’ll take time for energy technology to be up and operating once more on the Tarbela Dam.