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Noun1.load-shedding - cutting off the electric current on certain lines when the demand becomes greater than the supply
restriction, limitation - an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)
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ISLAMABAD -- State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali on Wednesday informed the Senate that the menace of power load-shedding would be coped by 2017-18.
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed the secretary water and power to take urgent steps to overcome the issue of unannounced load-shedding that has caused widespread protests across the country.
Karachi: The provincial Sindh assembly on Monday passed a resolution sternly rejecting the federal government plan to increase the power load-shedding plan in the province for about 20 to 22 hours a day.
Eskom, South Africa s power utility has started to implement Stage Two load-shedding citing shortage of generation capacity.
In a statement Rabita Committee said, "K-Electric has been making claims that they will not implement load-shedding during Sehri and Iftar.
The provincial metropolis and other districts of the province continued to suffer power load-shedding despite the fact that the province was self-sufficient in electricity.
The percentage of load to be shed is combined with a time delay using the knowledge gathered by observing load-shedding operations in sub load dispatch centers.
Hathaway Corporation (NASDAQ: HATH) today announced that its subsidiary, Hathaway Industrial Automation (HIA), located in Baltimore, was awarded a contract in the amount of $340,000 to supply a computer-based load-shedding and protection system to San Diego Gas & Electric Company.
KARACHI -- Major cities in the countryplunged into darkness due to load-shedding on the first day of Ramazan on Friday, despite the prime minister's orders for no load-shedding during Sehri and Iftar in the holy month.
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif Wednesday directed all out efforts for smooth supply of petroleum products and to observe load-shedding schedule during Ramzan.
The power utilityof South Africa is at risk of load-shedding in the country.
UPPER DIR -- It was announced that there will be no load-shedding during Sehri and Iftar in the holy month of Ramadan but district is facing more than twenty hour load-shedding has made people life miserable.