load-shedding


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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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He urged the Minister and Chief Executive Officer of HESCO to review the schedule of load-shedding in the industrial areas so that the production capacity could not be reduced and the workers of night shifts of industrial units could not feel the threat of unemployment and be able to celebrate Eid with their children in befitting manner.
The minister load-shedding of 18 to 20 hours were being conducted for those involved in power thefts.
PESHAWAWR -- The Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) has clarified an impression attributed to Wapda's policy "low line losses less load-shedding and high losses more load-shedding" and said it was not true as demand of energy has increased due to hot weather.
The new meters will verify actual power flow and reduce unplanned load-shedding.
KARACHI -- K-Electric has successfully exempted four Feeders of Lyari from load-shedding after months of planning, execution and educating the residents of the advantages they would have once they cooperate with the power utility to end electricity theft and start paying their monthly utility bills consistently.
He said the policy will not carry promises but a roadmap to equally reduce load-shedding in the country.
HYDERABAD -- The Hyderabad Electric Supply Company (HESCO) has started ensuring zero load-shedding from Tuesday in the areas of nine 11-KV Feeders of its region following hundred per cent payment of electricity bills by these areas.
ISLAMABAD -- Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif said that the Government can not end load-shedding problem instantly.
HYDERABAD -- The Hyderabad Chamber of Small Traders and Small Industry (HCSTSI) Wednesday said that the Hyderabad Electric Supply Company (HESCO) was the major hurdle in ensuring load-shedding free Hyderabad.
FAISALABAD -- State Minister for Power Chaudhary Abid Sher Ali, addressing an open-court, Saturday said the government had successfully controlled inherited and most critical issues of terrorism and load-shedding.
He had announced that a maximum number of feeders across the country would be turned to zero load-shedding from December 4.
PM given misleading figures for summer load-shedding plan