CEOs and other top officials of DISCOs, KE, Ministry of Energy, NTDC, NPCC and WAPDA participated in pursuance of SUO MOTO notice about excessive load shedding

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In pursuance of SUO MOTO notice about excessive load shedding through-out Pakistan, Authority conducted hearing today i.e. June 11, 2021 wherein the CEOs and other top officials of DISCOs, KE, Ministry of Energy, NTDC, NPCC and WAPDA participated and appraised the Authority. Following is the crux of the hearing:

The Authority categorically directed all the stakeholders of power industry that such type of load shedding will not be tolerated.

The Authority showed serious concerns about DISCOs not drawing the power as per quota given to them despite available generation capacity; for which a number of power plants have been installed and huge amount in terms of capacity charges is being paid.

The Authority took stern notice of the plants kept on scheduled outages in peak months of June and July and directed NTDC to avoid such practice.

The Authority also directed all the DISCOs, KE and NTDC to submit their action plan immediately in order to minimize the load shedding and give relief to the consumers.