Power System is Being Normalized Gradually: NTDC

Lahore, January 03, 2019 (PPI-OT): The spokesman of National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited (NTDC) has said that badly affected power system by dense fog is being normalized gradually. NTDC engineers and staff managed to restore its 500 kV Sahiwal-Lahore cckt, 500 kV New Lahore-Balloki cckt II, 500 kV transmission line Guddu old -Guddu 747 MW, 500 kV Rahim Yar Khan – 747 MW Guddu transmission line, 220 kV Yousafwala- Kassowal cckt, 220 kV Bahawalpur – Lal Sohanra transmission line cckt I and II, 220kV Okara – Sarfraznagar cckt I and 220kV New Lahore – Sarfraznagar cckt by 6 pm in the evening.

While updating about the generation units, the spokesman said that Nishat Power 185 MW, Nishat Chunian 195 MW and KEL 124 MW are back on national grid, whereas, Saif Power 215 MW and Orient Power 200 MW have also started its power generation.

Furthermore, NTDC has managed to restored Balloki-New Lahore cckt and given demand to the management of Balloki Power House to bring the generation on bar. The NTDC engineers are also helping GENCO-II for replacement of transmission line equipment in switchyard of 747 MW Guddu Power House and also been given demand to generate 747MW since the transmission lines have been restored by NTDC. The spokesman further said that restoration work on 500 kV New Lahore-Balloki cckt is in progress which will be restored within shortest possible time.

For more information, contact:
Director Media and PR, NTDCL
National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited (NTDCL)
221 WAPDA House Lahore, Pakistan.
Tel: +92-42-99201020, +92-42-99202211 Ext: 2286
Cell: +92-321-478251
Fax: +92-42-99210894
Email: itdir@ntdc.com.pk

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