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US improves IESCO ability to cut power outages

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STAFF REPORTS ISB: USAID and Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) have inaugurated the Power Distribution Control Center (PDCC) at the IESCO headquarters, Islamabad, in order to mark a milestone in US support of Pakistan’s energy sector. According to details, the PDCC, built with assistance from USAID, enables IESCO to monitor the flow of power in real time, allowing technicians to reduce unplanned load-shedding in the region. "This control center is enabling IESCO to monitor…Read More

Power outages shut 300 industrial units in Lahore

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The business community has warned the PPP government that annoyance and anger of the masses would swell if it does not ensure resolution of the loadshedding problem which has forced closure of majority of their industrial units."Over 20-hour loadshedding daily has forced more than 300 industrial units in the Lahore Township Industrial Area to close down their operations," said Acting Chairman PIAF Nadir Kamal Osman, Chairman Autoparts Manufacturers and Exporters…Read More