NEPRA approves Rs 1.06 per unit hike in power tariff

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

11th Jan, 2021. 02:05 pm
NEPRA Approves To Increase Power Tariff Per Unit Up To Rs 2.97

The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has approved Rs 1.06 per unit increase in power tariff.

According to the details, the Central Power Purchasing Agency Guarantee Limited (CPPA-G) had requested an increase of Rs1.529 per unit for Fuel Charges Adjustment (FCA) for the months of October and November 2020.

The adjustments increases of Rs.0.2925/kWh and Rs.0.7696/kWh for the months of October 2020 and November 2020 respectively will be applicable to all the consumer categories except lifeline consumers of all the X-WAPDA Distribution Companies (XWDISCOS), stated NEPRA.

NEPRA said adjustment shall be shown separately in the consumers’ bills on the basis of units billed to the consumers in the months of October 2020 and November 2020 by the XWDISCOs.

XWDlSCOs shall reflect the fuel charges adjustment in respect of October 2020 and November 2020 in the billing month of January 2021.

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