Restoration of Chashma Nuclear Plant begins to resume power supply – Research Snipers

Restoration of Chashma Nuclear Plant begins to resume power supply

It was reported yesterday that national grid is facing power shortfall of 1200 megawatts (MW) from the Chashma Nuclear power plant.

Now a spokesperson from Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission has informed that it resumed adding the power supply to the national grid. The power plant Chashma-III having a capacity of 340 (MW) has been linked to the national grid.

The Chashma-I and Chashma-II will be connected to the national grid by the afternoon today, he added.

A spokesperson from power division confirmed that electricity shortfall for today remained at 3,000MW which was reduced from what earlier appeared. 1200MW of electricity disappeared due to the tripping lines of National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC) plus 3600MW LNG plants were not operational, total shortfall reached 6000MW yesterday.

However, the shortfall appeared is reduced to the half and unscheduled load-shedding is expected to go further down in the next few days.