Monday November 22, 2021

Increase Of Rs 4.75 Per Unit In Electric Tariff Sought From NEPRA


ISLAMABAD: The Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) has sought Rs4.75 per unit hike in the power tariff in an application to the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA).

The application has been submitted to the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority for adjustment of the power tariff with the fuel price in October.

The NEPRA has fixed November 30 as the date of hearing on the CPPA’s plea on tariff hike.

The country generated a total of 11.29 billion units of electricity in the month of October, out of which 10.98 billion units were sold to the distribution companies. The recent hike will result in the extra burden of Rs61 billion on the consumers, said the sources.

The hike will not be applicable to the consumers of K electric.

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