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Pakistanis Measure the Speed of Darkness as the Country Slips into Major Power Blackout

Major Power Blackout in Pakistan

The night of January 9, 2021, brought the largest power blackout Pakistan has ever experienced, plunging 200 million people into the dark. That is 90% of the entire country’s population.  Power outages are not uncommon in the country. During the peak demand season, the transmission and distribution capacity leads to …

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