Pakistan has an installed electricity generation capacity of 25,100 MW in 2017. The average demand is 22,000 MW and the shortfall was between 5,000 and 6,000 MW. Oil (35.2 percent), hydel (29.9 percent), gas (29 percent), and nuclear, solar and imported (6 percent) are the principal sources. In the next 10 years, peak electricity demand is expected to rise by four to five percent, which is roughly 1,500 MW.
Pakistan’s per capita electricity consumption of 451 kWh. IEA (International Energy Agency) has forecast that total electricity demand of the country will be 49,078 MW in 2025.