Major power breakdown in Pakistan, IESCO, LESCO, FESCO, K-Electric and all agencies including the Ministry of Power is busy finding faults.
Pakistan plunged into darkness, sudden power outage: Conspiracy or technical reasons, according to reports, a sudden power outage across Pakistan, which has created a state of fear and panic everywhere.
All the provincial and Federal Capitals of Pakistan (Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Quetta) and other cities are also without electricity. No cause has yet been identified for the sudden breakdown across the country.
Latest Updates 12:30 pm: According to the Ministry of Energy, Sukkur Electric Supply Company (SEPCO) started supplying electricity from the following grids:
1) 132 kV Madeji
2) 132 kV larkana New
3) 132 kV larkana city
4) 132 kV larkana Site
5) 132 kV Shikarpur
6) 132 kV Hamayun
7) 132 kV jacobabad-1
8) 132 kV jacobabad-2
9) 132 kV lakhi
10) 132 kV G.yaseen
Electricity supply to 60 feeders of K-Electric started.
Electricity restored on four 132 KV grids of Peshawar City.
Multan Electric Supply Company (MEPCO) currently restores power on eight 132 KV grids.
Electricity is restored from all grid stations of GEPCO in Gujarat District and Mandi Bahauddin District.
The power breakdown was caused by a malfunction in Guddu, Federal Energy Minister Omar Ayub said.
Omar Ayub said that Tarbela has been restarted, due to which electricity has been restored in Lahore and Islamabad. Electricity restoration is also underway in Faisalabad, Jhang, and Multan. The supply of 400 MW has been started in Karachi, the entire system will be online in a few more hours.
He said that according to the initial report, a fault had been created in Guddu at 11:41. The fault tripped in the country’s high transmission, causing the system’s frequency to drop from 50 to 0 in less than a second. Power plants had been shut down due to falling frequencies.
The Federal Minister told when our government came, no work was done on transmission. When PTI took over the government, it paid special attention to the power sector. We took the power transmission system to 23 thousand megawatts. In the Muslim League era. the transmission system has the production of 18,000 to 18,500 watts.
A high alert has been issued on the National Electricity Control System of Islamabad. According to details, the power supply has been disrupted in Jhelum, Mangla, Tarbela power plants, Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan, and KPK. All the agencies including IESCO, LESCO, FESCO, K Electric, and the Ministry of Power are busy finding faults in the system.
Several areas in Lahore lost power after a power breakdown, LESCO officials said, adding that they were trying to find faults.
In Karachi, the largest city in Pakistan, the power supply was suddenly cut off at midnight.
Power outages in II Chandragar Road, MA Jinnah Road, Liaqatabad, Tin Hatti, FB Area, Surjani Town, Buffer Zone, Model Colony, Clifton, Malir, Shah Faisal Colony, and Federal B Area Block 5 and 6. Done.
Similarly, the power supply to Malir Halt, Rifa Aam Society, Al-Falah, and surrounding areas of Quaid-e-Azam city has also been suspended while power supply to Korangi, Gulshan-e-Iqbal Block 10A, Gulistan-e-Jauhar has also been suspended.
Due to this major breakdown, the power supply to Jinnah International Airport has also been suspended.
Meanwhile, QESCO officials said that the main transmission line from Guddu to Quetta was tripped, after which the power supply to 30 districts of Balochistan, including Quetta, was suspended.
Power breakdown has also occurred in several areas of the Federal Capital, Islamabad, and Rawalpindi. Power outages have occurred in the Samanabad, Dharampura, and Gulberg areas of Lahore. Power outages have also been reported in Abbott Road, Garhi Shahu, and Shimla Hills. Several areas of Lahore including Thokar Niaz Baig and Bhatta Chowk are without power.