December 23, 2020 (MLN): National Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Wednesday informed that the Public hearing on the CCPA petition for a fuel price adjustment (FCA) for November 2020 will be conducted on December 30, 2020.
In a notification, the Authority also updated that the hearing of a petition for a tariff increase of 0.5712 per unit for Ex- Wapda distribution companies (Discos) on an account of FCA for the month of October, which was scheduled to take place on December 17, 2020 will now be held along with hearing of FCA for the month of November.
Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) has proposed an increase of Rs 0.9582/kWh over the reference fuel charges of Rs 2.4877/kWh under fuel price adjustment for the month of November 2020 for Ex-WAPDA Discos.
As per the petition, submitted by CPPA with NEPRA, the total energy generation from all sources in November 2020 was recorded at 7,479.40 GWh while the total transmission losses stood at 219.07 GWh. Hydropower generation contributed the highest share of 39.98% or 2,990.35 GWh to the overall generation during November 2020. RLNG based power plants accounted for 25.59% or 1,913.99 GWh and Coal-based is for 14.65% or 1,095.43 GWh. The cost of RLNG based and coal-based electricity was Rs 6.5030 and Rs 7.1045 per unit respectively.
Moreover, 663.30 GWh or 8.87% of electricity was generated from Nuclear sources with per unit cost of Rs 1.0221. The total generation from local gas-based electricity was 437 GWh accounting for 5.84% of total generation and its cost of electricity was Rs 7.9930 per unit. The percentage share of Wind generation was 2.47% or 189.42 GWh with a zero-generation cost. RFO based energy contributed about 0.37% electricity to the national grid at a most expensive fuel cost of Rs11.7645 per unit. Baggasse based electricity contributed 0.80% at a cost of Rs 5.9822 per unit.
The electricity imported from Iran was 0.45% at the price of Rs 9.7570 per unit. Solar contributed 0.63% of electricity at zero fuel cost while 0.35% contribution came from Mixed energy sources at a cost of Rs 6.9904 per unit.
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