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load shedding

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(Electrical Engineering) the act or practice of temporarily reducing the supply of electricity to an area to avoid overloading the generators
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Eskom has unveiled its summer plan, which aims to avoid the much dreaded load shedding over the summer months.Briefing reporters at its Megawatt Park offices in Johannesburg, acting Group Chief Executive and Interim Executive chair Jabu Mabuza said the power utility has been able to avert load shedding over the winter season.
QUETTA -- Quetta Electricity Supply Company (Qesco) fails to keep its promise of less load shedding post Ramazan, as Quetta and other parts of Balochistan facing prolonged and unannounced load shedding.
KARACHI -- North Karachi Association Of Trade and Industry ( Nkati ) Protest Against K Electric , due to Load shedding in Industries.
KARACHI -- Despite being assured of no load shedding on Eid, citizens bore the brunt of power outages all three days of the Eid festival.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Energy Omar Ayub Khan has said there will be no load shedding and load management all over the country during Eid holidays.
The people of Karachi are facing the problem of load shedding for last many decades.
PESHAWAR -- Chairman District Development Advisory Committee (DDAC) Fazal Hakim Khan has assured that situation of gas load shedding in Mingora and the surrounding areas will improve in the next three to four days.
PESHAWAR -- The people from different walk of life in Peshawar and Chitral Sunday threatened to stage a sit-in if the hours-long electricity load shedding in their areas was not stopped within 24 hours.
bsac-850950-259409869-place Residents in the city have expressed outrage at the load shedding, complaining that temperatures are rising and the Holy month of Ramzan is about to start.
The problem of the unannounced load shedding of gas and electricity has become a big problem in the country as the government has still not succeeded to control the load shedding.
He said that the company was carrying zero load shedding from over 300 feeders since the announcement of the federal government.