Rs6.10 per unit raise in electricity price sought

By: News Desk
Published: 12:39 PM, 19 Feb, 2022
Rs6.10 per unit raise in electricity price sought
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The electricity tariff is feared to go up massively as the Power Division has sought Rs6.10 increase per unit in connection with fuel adjustment charges for the month of January, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Saturday.

The Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) has sought the raise in electricity price and the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) will take up its request on February 28.

According to the CPPA, 33.15 percent electricity was generated through coal and 5.83 percent through hydel means, 6.73 percent through diesel, 14.07 percent through furnace oil, 14.37 percent through local gas, 7.12 percent through LNG, 14.37 percent through nuclear fuel, 2.22 percent through wind and 1.22 percent through bagasse.

Reporter Awais Kiani