Country faces 2,100 MW power shortfall


National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC) has said that the power shortfall in the country is 2,100 megawatt, a private news channel reported.

According to NTDC, the overall demand of electricity in the country is 13,300 MW whereas the total production is 11,200 MW.

The dispatch company further said that 15 MW of electricity is being generated through wind technology whereas 500 KV Dadu Circuit No 2, whose tower had collapsed due to storms, was restored after maintenance.

On the other hand, Faisalabad Electric Supply Corporation (FESCO) said that the power shortage in the region is 215 MW.

The power supply is 1,314 MW compared to the 1,529 MW demand in the region, FESCO sources said.