Due to lack of fuel and technical faults in power plants, the power shortfall reached 5,000 MW. Unannounced load shedding is going on for 8 hours in different parts of the country including Lahore.
According to sources, the decline in power generation while the gap between supply and demand has also increased, the worst load shedding is continuing in different parts of the city. As the heat intensified, LESCO’s electricity demand exceeded 3,900 MW. NPCC is supplying 2800 MW power to LESCO, LESCO’s shortfall has reached 1100 MW.
As the shortfall progressed, the worst load shedding in the LESCO region began. 1-hour force load shedding is being carried out every hour in different parts of the city, no schedule has been issued for rural and suburban areas, unannounced power outages continue for hours in several rural and suburban areas. ۔ The demand for electricity across the country has exceeded 19,000 MW.