Power shutdown for ‘system upgrade’ continues

LAHORE: Citizens on Wednesday continued to face hours-long power shutdown on the pretext of maintenance or shifting of services in various parts of the provincial capital in addition to the routine loadshedding for two to six hours in the areas falling under the high-loss feeders.

Under a policy matter, Lahore Electric Supply Company is observing loadshedding for two hours on the feeders facing 10 to 20 per cent loss, two to four hours with 20 to 30pc loss and four to six hours on those having over 30pc shortfall. In addition, the company is observing scheduled shutdown due to maintenance and other issues.

Published in Dawn, 26th April, 2018