ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar, Sunday, said 3.75 per cent local gas is being diverted to power sector to meet its peak demand due to a lightning strike on China Hub power plant and low outflows from Mangla Dam.
“This is a temporary arrangement for a few days,” he said.
NNI Adds: The power generation capacity of China Hub power plant has been affected due to a lightning strike, energy minister said in a social media statement.
The water outflows from Mangla Dam have also been lower than the routine, he said. It is to be mentioned here that China Hub Power Plant has 1260 MW electricity generation capacity. The SNGPL has recently suspended gas to general industry and CNG sector for an indefinite period.
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