Energy-Conservation plan to conserve 1800MW
electricity: Pervez Ashraf
Minister for Water & Power Raja Pervez Ashraf has informed that with the implementation on
Energy-Conservation Plan approximately 1800MW electricity would be conserved
and scheduled load shedding will be reduced up to 33%.
Talking to media
after attending a meeting with Tajik Ambassador in PPIB (Private Power
Infrastructure Board), Federal Minister said that electricity conservation
program will ensure approximately 1800MW electricity preservation adding that
electricity generation through Hydro has also been increased after increase of
water in Terbela Dam.
He also informed
that Pakistan has signed an agreement with Tajikistan to get1000MW electricity and the electricity line from Tajikistan to Pakistan will pass through Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Afghanistan.
also clarified that provision of electricity to Karachi has not
been reduced and 300MW electricity would be provided to Karachi from Bin-Qasim Power Plant adding that decision to close street
lights one after another lightening point would be implemented.
He also said the
government has planned to close down agricultural tube wells during peak public