Reasons behind Pakistan’s main energy breakdown


Representational picture through Geo.tvISLAMABAD:  The  National Power Control Centre on Tuesday submitted a report back to the Power Division through which the explanation behind the countrywide blackout was outlined.According to Geo News, the report said that on January 9 at 11:41 pm, the 500 KV Guddu-Shikarpur transmission line’s circuits 1 and a pair of tripped. As a end result, the 500 KV Guddu-Muzaffargarh and Guddu-Dera Ghazi Khan transmission traces additionally tripped, inflicting your complete energy system to close down. Per the report, earlier than the blackout, the frequency of the system was 49.85 and it was producing a complete of 10,311 MW of electrical energy, of which 1,257 MW was being generated from water, 983 MW was generated by way of the federal government’s thermal energy vegetation, whereas 8,070 MW of electrical energy was coming from impartial energy producers (IPPs).The report added that the restoration strategy of the system began from Tarbela, Mangla, and Warsak powerhouses however the system continued tripping on account of high-frequency fluctuations. To stabilise the system, Tarbela and Mangla have been interlinked.Power was restored throughout all of the nation by 7:40pm on January 10, the report mentioned, including that the National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC)’s community was related to Okay-Electric at 6:44pm on the identical day.