‘Technical issues behind Rs213bn line losses’

Power consumers are paying a heavy price for the negligence of distribution companies as the line losses for the last one year reached Rs213 billion.

Giving a presentation to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Wednesday, the managing director of the Pakistan Electric Power Company (Pepco) disclosed that technical issues as well as electricity theft are the main reasons for line losses, though he stressed the system suffered more from technial issues rather than theft.

Published in Dawn, 1st February, 2018