KESC Says Loadshedding to Rise by 7.5 Hours

KESC

Decreased power generation by the Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) owing to lesser gas supply from the SSGC has increased the amount of load shedding for the Karachiites for the past two days. People from different areas have complained about the loadshedding in their localities, which ranges from 6 to 7.5 hours a day, when the company was only resorting to shutdowns of maximum three hours a day till a couple of days back. The KESC authorities have expressed concern over the curtailed gas supply by the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC), saying it negatively impacted the company’s power generation capabilities. Admitting the power utility was exercising increased load shedding, the KESC management said it…