ISLAMABAD: The power shortfall in the country on Saturday further surged to 2,500MW as the total generation was recorded at 8,600 MW against the demand of 11,100 MW at 1000 hours. According to daily data by NTDC, the hydel generation stood at 1,850MW, Thermal 1,800 and IPPs 4,950MW. Meanwhile, the IESCO also resorted to 10-12 hours load-shedding in urban and rural areas due to increase shortfall quota.