Business News : As winter sets in, the Ministry of Water and Power has claimed that residential consumers in Pakistan will not have to deal with the menace of load shedding.
According to the NTDC spokesman, electricity demand in Pakistan is currently 11,000 MW, while 9,800 MW are being generated. The electricity shortfall has decreased to 1,200 MW which will lead to an end of load shedding for residential consumers.
The spokesman added that hydel generation is contributing 3,740 MW and thermal generation is contributing 1,515 MW to the national grid. 4,545 MW are also being generated by IPPs.