12-hour power cuts are back in West Punjab

Discussion in 'Pakistan' started by Blackwater, Mar 9, 2014.

  1. Blackwater

    Blackwater Veteran Member Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Jan 9, 2012
    Messages:
    20,995
    Likes Received:
    11,830
    Location:
    Akhand Bharat
    LAHORE: If summer comes, power cuts cannot be far behind. Twelve-hour loadshedding came back to torment the country on Saturday as the mercury hovered around the thirties in southern Punjab and Sindh while plants with a combined capacity of over 3,000MW remained idle for one reason or the other.

    Power generation remained restricted to around 8,800MW for the better part of the day and touched 10,000MW during peak hours (from 6pm to 11pm), leaving a gap ranging between 4,000MW and 5,000MW. Planners were left with no option but to enforce 10-12 hour load management in major cities.

    According to an official of the National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC), the demand during the day was around 13,000MW. The peak hours added 1,500MW during the evening. The generation, however, was much lower for a variety of reasons.

    An instant increase in demand came because of the rising temperatures in Sindh and southern Punjab. Karachi recorded a maximum temperature of 35 degrees Celsius, Hyderabad 32 degrees and Larkana 29. Even Bahawalpur and D.G. Khan went close to 30 degrees Celsius. People in these areas have switched their fans on and, in some cases, even air conditioners.

    It has added to the demand around 3,000MW instantly. On the other hand, plants of over 2,000MW though available but remained idle because they are neither getting oil nor gas for the last many days, even weeks in some cases. Even available ones were not being run while plants of around 1,000MW were on routine maintenance.

    “This gap could have widen grossly had provinces not drawing water heavily to save their standing crops,” says an official of the NTDC. They are getting around 80,000 cusecs, which are released during the peak hours to generate additional electricity.

    The power planners fear the worst to come in the coming days, as both dams were depleting fast and may hit the dead level in a week’s time, leaving the entire generation to a paltry run-of-the-river flows and widen the gap between demand and supply.

    “It is just the beginning of a very bad and long summer,” says an official of Pakistan Electric Power Company (Pepco).

    The company, along with all generation and distribution arms, is preparing for the worst summer for a number of reasons — declining recoveries, mismanagement at the top level, receding writ of the state and un-dependable generation, he said, adding: “Of all, the mismanagement is the top cause. None of the companies operating in the sector has professional management.

    All of them are being run by ad hoc heads who are more interested in saving their jobs and pleasing bosses than concentrating on their work.


    “Ever since the present government took over, its campaign against theft has been a stupendous failure. The bill recoveries have dropped to 86 per cent.

    The tariff issues in AJK and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa still persist. None of the heads of any power company has been appointed.

    All these factors are haunting the sector and would continue till government shows commitment to the sector,” he concluded.

    12-hour power cuts are back - DAWN.COM
     
  2.  
  3. Blackwater

    Blackwater Veteran Member Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Jan 9, 2012
    Messages:
    20,995
    Likes Received:
    11,830
    Location:
    Akhand Bharat
    jinne lahore ne dekhya oh jamya nahi"" anybody who has not seen lahore is not born yet""


    with 12 hour power cut in west punjab, loki jamne baand ho jane ha
    :lol::lol::lol:



    @ neo which part oF pak watan r u from???
     
    sydsnyper likes this.
  4. Excelias

    Excelias Regular Member

    Joined:
    Feb 17, 2014
    Messages:
    85
    Likes Received:
    44
    Location:
    India
    Now I see where the pakis come up with their conspiracy theories.12 hour power cuts,koi kaam dhanda nahi hoota,din bhar gaarmi mein dimaag sathiya jatha hai aur time pass ke liye har problem ke liye duniya ko kosenge.Khud ki khoi responsibility to hai nai.
     
    angeldude13 and Blackwater like this.
  5. thethinker

    thethinker Senior Member Senior Member

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2013
    Messages:
    2,196
    Likes Received:
    2,791
    Location:
    India
    Does this mean they won't be able to watch cricket and celebrate wins at all? :thumb:
     
    Blackwater likes this.
  6. SinghSher1984

    SinghSher1984 Tihar Jail Banned

    Joined:
    May 31, 2013
    Messages:
    109
    Likes Received:
    13
    Location:
    Amritsar
    Not good. Dam, of course lower people will hate on Punjab.
     
  7. Bangalorean

    Bangalorean Stars and Ambassadors Stars and Ambassadors

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2010
    Messages:
    6,207
    Likes Received:
    6,497
    Why the fcuk should we care about Pakjab? I have concern for Ludhiana or Jalandhar, but why the fcuk should I care about the vermin of Lahore or Faisalabad?

    "Lower people" are the shameless buggers with zero self-esteem who talk of pappi-jhappi and bhaichara with Pakjab even after being screwed over by Pakjab and Pakjabis.
     
  8. Blackwater

    Blackwater Veteran Member Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Jan 9, 2012
    Messages:
    20,995
    Likes Received:
    11,830
    Location:
    Akhand Bharat

    pls refer the quote in post no 2.
     
  9. SinghSher1984

    SinghSher1984 Tihar Jail Banned

    Joined:
    May 31, 2013
    Messages:
    109
    Likes Received:
    13
    Location:
    Amritsar
    Lower people, are non-punjabis.
     
  10. Bangalorean

    Bangalorean Stars and Ambassadors Stars and Ambassadors

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2010
    Messages:
    6,207
    Likes Received:
    6,497
    The lowest of the low are Khalistani coward bhagodas who yap on the internet sitting 15000 km away from Indian shores. Scoundrel Khalistanis who tried to divide Sikhs and divide India are the lowest scum creatures in existence.
     
    rock127 likes this.
  11. SinghSher1984

    SinghSher1984 Tihar Jail Banned

    Joined:
    May 31, 2013
    Messages:
    109
    Likes Received:
    13
    Location:
    Amritsar
    Lower still are Bangaloreans who use Khalistani as generic term for I don't like that guy and he's more manly than me.

    Toodles, ;)
     
  12. agentperry

    agentperry Senior Member Senior Member

    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2010
    Messages:
    3,022
    Likes Received:
    678
    Location:
    delhi
    there is no tax on using comma , and full stop .
    you can freely use them when you write.
    the lesser developed beings like us can then understand your statement better
     
  13. SinghSher1984

    SinghSher1984 Tihar Jail Banned

    Joined:
    May 31, 2013
    Messages:
    109
    Likes Received:
    13
    Location:
    Amritsar
    Bangalorean is highly developed though.

    Against air pollution Khalistani.
    Against corruption Khalistani.
    Against British rule Khalistani.
    Against partition Khalistani.
    Against Bangalorean Khalistani.
    Against himself Khalistani.

    I think he just needs to, participate in p*ssy riot. Seems, to be his kind there.

    :)
     
  14. rock127

    rock127 Maulana Rockullah Senior Member

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2009
    Messages:
    8,938
    Likes Received:
    10,290
    Location:
    India
    Mods :mod:

    Please check this ID ---> SinghSher1984
     
  15. SinghSher1984

    SinghSher1984 Tihar Jail Banned

    Joined:
    May 31, 2013
    Messages:
    109
    Likes Received:
    13
    Location:
    Amritsar
    This rock guy seems like a Khalistani.
     
  16. rock127

    rock127 Maulana Rockullah Senior Member

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2009
    Messages:
    8,938
    Likes Received:
    10,290
    Location:
    India
    I am not a Loser like you and please remove "Sher" since you are a Mouse. :D

    Change ID to ---> MouseSinghKhahistani.
     
    Bangalorean likes this.
  17. rock127

    rock127 Maulana Rockullah Senior Member

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2009
    Messages:
    8,938
    Likes Received:
    10,290
    Location:
    India
    I am not a Loser like you and please remove "Sher" since you are a Mouse. :D

    Change ID to ---> Khahistani-Loser-Mouse
     
    angeldude13 and Blackwater like this.
  18. SinghSher1984

    SinghSher1984 Tihar Jail Banned

    Joined:
    May 31, 2013
    Messages:
    109
    Likes Received:
    13
    Location:
    Amritsar
    Stop double posting you illiterate. .

    And, mouse and Singh are a contradiction..

    Please report to media, India advanced so much even our rocks can use computer.
     
    angeldude13 likes this.
  19. rock127

    rock127 Maulana Rockullah Senior Member

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2009
    Messages:
    8,938
    Likes Received:
    10,290
    Location:
    India
    You are not just illiterate but a Big IDIOT as well since DFI has a temporary issue with double posts.

    You are a mouse for sure and making squeaky noise as well.

    Change your ID to ---> Khahistani-Loser-Mouse.
     
    angeldude13 and Blackwater like this.
  20. Bangalorean

    Bangalorean Stars and Ambassadors Stars and Ambassadors

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2010
    Messages:
    6,207
    Likes Received:
    6,497
    GeedadBhagodaKhalistani1984 should be a better username for him.
     
    Blackwater likes this.
  21. Ray

    Ray The Chairman Defence Professionals Moderator

    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2009
    Messages:
    43,118
    Likes Received:
    23,545
    Location:
    Somewhere
    I am sure they can get the Chinese to do something about that. now that the Chinese are their sole soul support.
     

Share This Page