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Minister says limit energy or face cuts

Electricity restrictions loom

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Homes and government agencies will need to conserve power to heed off a potential energy crisis over the next several months, Energy Minister Pongsak Raktapongpaisal said Saturday. 

Turn off some lights or overload will turn off most of them for us - that's the warning from Energy Minister Pongsak Raktapongpaisal.

Mr Pongsak, speaking on Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's weekly talk programme, warned gas imports from Myanmar would be disrupted from April 4 for annual maintenance, leading to a drop in gas supplies of 1.1 billion cubic feet per day.

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