Many problems in the power sector, the biggest problem is electricity theft, theft

0
5
Many problems in the power sector, the biggest problem is electricity theft, theft
Read Counter 0

Many problems in the power sector, the biggest problem is electricity theft, theft

Federal Energy Minister Owais Laghari has said that there are many problems in the power sector, electricity theft is a big problem in the country.

During a press conference at LESCO headquarters in Lahore along with Minister of State Ali Pervez, Owais Leghari said that billions of rupees are being lost in all areas of the power sector.

He said that various areas were freed from load shedding from 2013 to 2018, but after the departure of the PML-N, there was degradation instead of development.

Federal Minister of Energy further said that electricity theft is a big problem in the country, it is necessary to ensure that electricity theft is stopped completely.

He said that solar net metering has become a problem nowadays. We are in favor of continuing the net metering policy.

Owais Leghari also said that due to the low cost of solar system, now his investment is recovering in one and a half years.

He said that the government will review the net metering policy. If necessary, we will revise, our actions will reduce the damage.

The federal minister said that when the demand decreased, there was no one to buy power from the factories. The demand for electricity has decreased by 8%, yesterday the demand in Pakistan was about 20,000 megawatts.

He said that Muslim League-N started solar in 2017, nowadays solar net metering is a problem, there are 130,000 connections on net meters.

Minister of State Ali Pervaiz said that there is a need to bring reforms in the energy sector.

More Detail Source at Click Here

For more updates and exciting news, you can visit the ABC Express website.