Nepra approves Rs9.89 increase in electricity tariff

Also okays Rs11.37/unit hike in power tariff for K-Electric consumers

By: News Desk
Published: 01:20 PM, 28 Jul, 2022
Nepra approves Rs9.89 increase in electricity tariff
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The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Thursday approved a Rs9.89 per unit increase in the electricity tariff on the request of Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA), reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

As per the official sources, the Nepra heard the CPPA’s request for increasing the electricity tariff on account of the monthly fuel-cost adjustment for the month of June.

After the approval, the electricity consumers will have to bear a of Rs1.33 billion.

“A detailed decision in this regard will be released after a review,” the Nepra authorities said.

Earlier, the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) also approved a Rs11.37 per unit increase in the electricity tariff for the K-Electric consumers.

The Nepra allowed the K-Electric to increase the electricity tariff on account of the monthly fuel cost adjustment for the month of June.

The Nepra will release a detailed judgement after closely reviewing all the facts and figures.

It is to be noted here that the increase in the power tariff will not be applied to the life-line consumers of the K-Electric.

Reporter: Awais Kiyani