Electricity suspended in several areas as Guddu plant again trips
GUDDU (92 News) – Many areas of Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan faced power outages Saturday morning as three units of Guddu Thermal Power Plant tripped again.
As per details garnered, three units of electricity generation closed due to fault in 747 megawatts main turbine which result in electricity breakdown in different areas of Sindh, Punjab and Balochistan.
It was reported that said that 80 percent of Karachi is facing power outage due to the tripping of Guddu power plant, while 20 districts of Balochistan also facing the power outage.
The National Transmission Dispatch Company (NTDC) spokesperson said that the electricity will be restored within four or five days.
Due to tripping in National Grid, power supply is affected to most parts of Karachi including Sindh and Punjab. All the business closed due to the power outage. The inconvenience also enhanced for the common people.
It is one of the oldest power plants in the country, and has three large transmission lines that feed its output to Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan.