ISLAMABAD: The national power regulator (NEPRA) on Monday sanctioned another fuel adjustment for power producers making one unit of electricty Rs1.65 more expensive for consumers consuming more than 300 units a month.
The price hike will apply from October bills where one power unit will cost Rs18.9 instead of Rs16.44, National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has notified it.
With this increase, the collective burden borne by the people will be Rs90 billion as about 80 per cent of the consumers use more than 300 units a month.
The upward revision of unit prices due to fuel price adjustment done last month expired on Sep 30 and now the power regulator announed another more expensive adjustment.
However, this adjustment will not factor in the bills of K Electric consumers.