| GEO Business|
| Additional off day saves 603 MW electricity: MD PEPCO|
| Updated at: 1846 PST, Monday, April 26, 2010|
ISLAMABAD: Managing Director Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO) Tahir Bisharat Cheema Monday said that an additional weekly off is helping in saving 603 MW electricity.
Briefing the senate standing committee on water and power, Tahir Bisharat Cheema said up to 850 MW electricity has started to be conserved.
The meeting chaired by Lashkari Raisani was also attended by Chairman WAPDA Shakil Durrani.
Durrani told the meeting that construction of Diamer-Bhasha dam will begin in July this year.