Pakistan Electricity Shortage

Pakistan Electricity Shortage

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Shoppers walk past a vendor using electricity from a generator to light his shop during a blackout in Karachi, Pakistan. Among the biggest challenges for the government is the need to add almost 4,000 megawatts of power generation to end a shortage that’s causing blackouts for as much as 18 hours a day, idling factories and swelling unemployment.