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CCPA proposes a decline of Re0.84 per unit in power tariff for April

May 25, 2021 (MLN): National Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has informed that the Public hearing on the CCPA petition for a fuel price adjustment (FCA) for April 2021 will be conducted on Wednesday, June 2, 2021.

According to the notice issued by the Authority, Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) has proposed a decrease of Rs0.8407/kWh over the reference fuel charges of Rs6.6087/kWh under fuel price adjustment for the month of April 2021 for Ex-WAPDA Discos.

As per the petition, submitted by CPPA with NEPRA, the total energy generation from all sources in April 2021 was recorded at 10,480.97GWh while the total transmission losses stood at 260.09GWh. Hydropower plants contributed the highest share of 24.55% or 2,572.58GWh to the overall generation during the month. RLNG-based power plants accounted for 24.54% or 2,571.55GWh and Coal-based generation is for 23.28% or 2.439.88GWh. The cost of RLNG and Coal-based electricity was Rs9.9 and Rs8.01 per unit, respectively.

Moreover, 1,277.92GWh or 12.19% of electricity was generated from local Gas based power plants with a per-unit cost of Rs 7.46. The total generation from Nuclear sources was 1.067.09GWh accounting for 10.18% of total generation and its cost of electricity was Rs1.1 per unit. The percentage share of Wind generation was 1.88% or 197.30GWh with a zero-generation cost.

The RFO based energy contributed about 1.41% or 147.85GWh to the national grid at a most expensive fuel cost of Rs12.0124 per unit. Baggase based energy contributed about 0.68% or 71.18GWh of electricity at a cost of Rs5.98 per unit. Solar-based electricity contributed 0.64% at zero fuel cost.

The electricity imported from Iran was 0.43% at the price of Rs 9.4 per unit while 0.22% contribution came from Mixed energy sources at a cost of Rs5.39 per unit.

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Posted on: 2021-05-25T11:06:00+05:00

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