load shedding


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load shedding

[′lōd ‚shed·iŋ]
(electricity)
A procedure in which parts of an electric power system are disconnected in an attempt to prevent failure of the entire system due to overloading.
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"We had a commendable performance in winter and managed to go through the winter season without load shedding," said Mabuza.
7 to 10 hours load shedding in Quetta city has increased woes of the customers amid hot weather, compare to that outskirt areas of city faces load shedding up to 12 hours.
Nkati Office Bearers Warn to K Electric that, Due to the load shedding of electricity, North Karachi Industrial Area industrialist will not be able to pay electricity bill for incoming months.
KE had claimed all residential consumers would be exempted from load shedding on Eid.
He said no load shedding is being observed on 80 percent out of 8790 feeders all over the country.
Daily 8-10 hours load shedding is carried out in many localities of the city.
Fazal Hakim Khan clarified that the gas load shedding period would be reduced considerably after the repair and maintenance work in pipelines will be completed in the next few days.
They said the excessive load shedding is not causing miseries to domestic consumers but also business has come to a standstill.
Hesco was then ordered to formulate a plan to control load shedding in Hyderabad and submit it to the court.
He said that presently load shedding of different duration is carried on 663 feeders .
Our prognosis is that there will be no load shedding for summer, autumn and going into winter.
The operations of 58 textile mills in Punjab are in limbo, as majority of these mills have slashed one shift due to 10 hours electricity load shedding daily, source said to research analyst-PAGE.