power outage

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A failure in the electric power supplied by a utility company.
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NNA - 27/1/2012 - Vice head of the Islamic Shiite Supreme Council, Sheikh Abdel Amir Kabalan, tackled in his Friday sermon the power outage crisis drowning the country into darkness, calling on the government and the opposition to assume full responsibility at this level and address this crisis appropriately.
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi stated that the Egypt's electricity network requires between $12bn-13 bn in investments over the coming five years in order for the power outage crisis to be overcome.
The power outage crisis has worsened over the past two weeks due to increased loads caused by growing consumption rates, and the deficit exceeds 6,000 MW per day.