KESC spares industrial areas from power outages

KARACHI: The Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) on Wednesday exempted industrial unit of the metropolis from electricity load shedding.A KESC spokesman said that industrial load shedding has been completely ended, reported a private TV channel.The spokesman, however, said that three to four hours of power cuts would continue in residential areas.He said that gas supply continues to remain at 70 MMCFD.The prolonged and unscheduled power cuts ended after Pakistan State Oil (PSO) increased oil supply to the KESC.A PSO spokesman announced that the KESC would get daily oil supply of 2, 500 furnace oil at the prices of gas.The spokesman said that supply of furnace oil on subsidized rates was started in line with the government’s orde – Onlinenews