Govt confirms zero power blackout by March 2018

State minister announces three-hour outages in urban, four hours in rural areas during summer; Work on Dasu, Munda and Diamer-Bhasha Dam to be started by year-end; Govt to improve transmission lines, to install five 500kV new grid stations.
Till 2018, the NTDC would complete installation of five new grid stations of 500kV and stretching its transmission lines of 2000km which would carry extra load of 7000MVA. The company would also complete installation of 13 new 220kV grid stations and stretching of its transmission line of 1600km carrying 11000MVA load.

Published in Pakistan Recorder, 29th March, 2017