Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Major power failure in Pokistan

Seventy per cent of the country plunged into darkness late Sunday night after the National Power Control Center (NPCC) developed technical faults
Talking to The Express Tribune on condition of anonymity, an official from the Pokistan Electric Power Company (Pepco) said an overload on the transmission system was behind the massive breakdown. He blamed the incumbent government for not upgrading the transmission and distribution system, and choosing instead to spend over Rs1 trillion on power subsidies
News report here.