Local manufacturers always complain of intermittent power supply and unscheduled load shedding, which they say damages their machinery. This raises the cost of operations in terms of machine repair or buying new equipment, they often say.
The challenge emanates from insufficient power supply in the country that heavily relies on hydro-power generation by the government. Few manufacturers produce own energy to serve their power needs, a situation experts say should end, encouraging firms particularly the big manufacturing plants to turn to renewable energy and stop reliance on national power grid. Read more. Source | New Times