Power shortfall drops to 5,307 megawatts in country
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After the addition of 1,392 megawatts of electricity to the national grid during the last 24 hours, the shortfall on Wednesday came down to 5, 307 megawatts, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
Quoting its sources in the Power Division, the channel reported that presently 21, 293 megawatts of electricity was being produced in the country, while the demand stood at 26, 600 megawatts.
Even in Islamabad region, there was four-hour of loadshedding, they said.
Sources also disclosed that currently 4, 688 megawatts of electricity was being generated from hydel sources.
Similarly, they added, power production by state-owned thermal plants stood at 1, 314 megawatts, while total production by the private sector power houses made up 12, 182 megawatts of the total output.
Likewise, they explained, 1 567 megawatts of electricity was being generated by wind power plants while only 118 megawatts by the solar plants. Around 1, 237 megawatts of electricity was being generated by the nuclear fuel, they revealed.
Sources further told 24News that different areas of the country were experiencing up to 14 hours of loadshedding, while the duration of power outages was longer in the areas where there were more line losses.
Reporter: Awais Kiyani