Nepra asked to increase electricity price by 65 paisas per unit

By: News Desk      Published: 03:49 PM, 19 Mar, 2021
Nepra asked to increase electricity price by 65 paisas per unit

The Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) has again asked National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) to raise the electricity price by 65 paisas per unit in connection with monthly fuel adjustment for February, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

The Nepra will take up the CPPA application on March 30.

According to CPPA, 27.93 percent of electricity was produced from hydel resources, 12.45 percent from locally-produced gas, 17.46 percent from imported LNG, 26.14 percent from coal-fired plants and 1.06 percent from atomic means.

The CPPA said the per-unit price of the electricity produced from nuclear means was Rs1 per unit.

Reporter Owais Kiani