“Highest demand and provide of energy within the historical past of Pakistan achieved right this moment at 24,284 megawatts (MW),” tweeted the minister. He added that the rise was not only a reflection of upper demand and technology but additionally the rise in transmission capability.
“In distinction, the best technology and transmission achieved earlier than PTI authorities was in July 2018 at 20,811 MW,” stated Azhar.
The minister additionally shared that the “file” was achieved regardless of the nation’s greatest dam Tarbela “producing simply 25% of its output this yr throughout peak season”.
Final month it was reported that Pakistan’s energy disaster has gotten worse, with load-shedding extending as much as a number of hours at a stretch in numerous cities.
The figures shared at the moment by sources within the energy division stated that the nation is going through an electrical energy shortfall of someplace between 7,000 and eight,000 megawatts.
Attributable to a mudslide on the Tarbela Dam, energy technology was stopped and equipment has additionally probably been broken.
They’d stated that it’s going to take time for energy technology to be up and operating once more on the Tarbela Dam.