KARACHI: Ok-Electrical says energy provide to greater than 1,700 feeders out of a complete of round 1,800 has been restored.
A two-day spell of monsoon rains wreaked havoc on town’s energy system, inflicting a large energy breakdown.
Taking critical discover of the facility breakdown, the Nationwide Electrical Energy Regulatory Authority (Nepra) had requested KE to elucidate its failure to reply to residents’ complaints, and electrocution incidents.
Submitting its response to the regulatory authority, the facility utility acknowledged: “Owing to steady efforts of our groups, greater than 1,700 feeders out of a complete of round 1,800 feeders are at the moment on-line, serving energy to Karachi.”
“Restoration work is in progress to revive energy provide to the remaining areas.”
Moreover, it added, because of uncommon circumstances of waterlogging and relentless downpour, localized faults occurred in sure pockets of town.
KE is coordinating with respective civic companies to make sure drainage of clogged water and restoration energy provide.
“Sure areas are nonetheless waterlogged and till the state of affairs improves, restoration work can’t begin because of operational & security causes.
As of deaths from electrocution, it stated its groups are constantly monitoring and investigating particulars of such incidents.