Pakistan's electricity generation cost surges 59pc in Jan: research firm

CCPA recommends increasing power tariff by Rs6.1 per unit


ISLAMABAD: The Central Power Procurement Authority (CPPA) on Saturday proposed an increase of Rs 6.10 per unit of electricity.

According to details, in a request submitted to the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA), the Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) sought Rs6.10 per unit increase in power tariff under fuel adjustment for the month of January.

NEPRA will hear the plea on February 28 in which price hike and collection of additional billions of rupees is requested.

In October, 5.83% of electricity came from water, 33.15% from coal, 6.73% from furnace oil, 14.07% from natural gas, 14.37% from imported LNG and 14.37% from nuclear power.

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