Pakistan News / Lahore News > According to the news updates of electricity shortfall, the shortfall reaches to the 8200 mega watt in Pakistan on Wednesday, E Pakistan News reported.
Currently, electricity generation stands at 8,200 MW while the demand is 16,400 MW during daytime. The shortfall has attributed to an increase in load shedding.
Energy Management Cell of PEPCO told that the energy crisis has worsened due to which load shedding schedule cannot be followed.
The urban areas are facing up to 10-15 hours of power breakdowns while in the rural areas, the situation is worse with power outages of up to 20 hours.
The sources told that the powerhouses are experiencing a shortage of oil and gas supply while water reserves are also decreasing that has added to the critical situation.
Meanwhile, protests against prolonged power outages continued across the country.