NEPRA to hear power tariff hike plea on Wednesday

NEPRA to hear power tariff hike plea on Wednesday

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Islamabad: National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) will take up on Wednesday (tomorrow) a plea moved by the Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) for Rs4.33 increase in the power tariff on account of fuel adjustment charges.

The Central Power Purchasing Authority (CPPA) has submitted a petition to NEPRA for an increase in electricity prices under the monthly fuel adjustment in 2021.

According to the CPPA, 33.21% of the total electricity was generated from water resources, 16.26% from coal, 0.29% from High Speed Diesel and 1.71% from furnace oil.

According to the CPPA, in November, electricity was generated at Rs 27.20 per unit from diesel and Rs 20.27 per unit from furnace oil.

Earlier, in October, the electricity bill was increased by Rs 4.74 per unit based on fuel adjustments.

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