Nepra asked to increase power tariff by Rs9.90 per unit
July 21, 2022 02:23 PM
Central Power Purchasing Agency (CCPA) has sought hike in power tariff by Rs9.90 under the monthly fuel adjustment mechanism for June, reported 24NewsHD TV channel Thursday.
According to National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA), it will conduct hearing on CCPA plea for power tariff hike on July 28.
K-Electric, the sole power utility in Karachi, also submitted a request to the NEPRA seeking another hike of Rs11.39 in tariff under fuel adjustment charges.
According to the request, the power utility has requested a massive increase of Rs11.39 for the month of June 2022.
The national power regulator will take up the KE’s plea for a hearing on July 28, 2022.
The CPPA has stated in the application that in June, 24.22% of electricity was generated from water, 13.57% from coal, 10.48% from furnace oil, 10.66% from domestic gas, 24.43% from imported LNG and 9.12% from nuclear fuel.