NEPRA increases electricity tariffs by Rs 1.11 per unit

December 14, 2020 (MLN): The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Monday has increased Rs1.11 per unit in power tariff on account of fuel charges adjustment for the month of September 2020.

As per details, the petition filed by Central Power Purchase Agency (CPPA) for a fuel price adjustment for September was heard by Chairman NEPRA.

On the basis of the data provided by CPPA, the authority approved an increase of 1.1138/kWh, as the actual fuel charges for the month was around Rs 3.9548/kWh, while fuel cost levied by power companies during the month was Rs 2.8410/ kWh.

According to the notice issued by the authority, the fuel adjustment charges for the month of September 2020, would be charged in December bills. However, the decision will not apply to K-Electric and lifeline consumers.

The notice further added that the said adjustment shall be shown separately in the consumers’ bills on the basis of units billed to the consumer in the month of September 2020 by the XWDISCOs.

While effecting the Fuel Adjustment Charges, the concerned XWDISCOs shall keep in view and strictly comply with the orders of the courts notwithstanding this order.

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Posted on: 2020-12-14T15:54:00+05:00