Electricity shortfall widens to 6,000MW

Officials in the Ministry of Water and Power said electricity demand reached close to 19,000MW on Monday while overall power supply was around 13,500MW, leaving a 5,500 MW gap that was filled through systematic closer of feeders to protect the system stability.
Sources in operation areas suggested the overall power generation was around 12,700MW, with an estimated shortfall of 6,300MW.

Published in Dawn, 18th April, 2017