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Power shortfall reaches upto 4500 MW

Dated: 2012-12-16

LAHORE: Electricity shortfall has surged upto 4500 megawatt (MW) after cut in power production of hydel and furnace oil power plants.

Due to the shortfall the power outage reached fourteen hours to sixteen hours both in urban and rural areas across the country.

Ministry of Water & Power sources informed that decrease in electricity was occurred due to technical fault in hydel power plants and shortage of furnace oil.

It is expected that electricity shortfall may increase in the upcoming days.

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