Power companies seek Rs4.05 per unit hike in electricity tariff for April

May 20, 2022 (MLN): Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) has proposed an increase of Rs4.0554/kWh in the electricity tariff over the reference fuel charges of Rs6.6087/kWh under fuel price adjustment for the month of April 2022 for Ex-WAPDA Discos.

In this regard, a public hearing to consider the proposed adjustment will be held on May 31, 2022, by NEPRA in which all interested or affected parties are invited to raise objections as permissible under the law.

As per the petition, submitted by CPPA with National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA), the total energy generated in April 2022 was 12.960.41 GWh at a total price of Rs132,746 million which was Rs10.24 per unit.

Of this, about 12,556.37 GWh were delivered to the Discos at Rs133,903 million. Total electricity sold to IPPs was 21.74 GWh, for Rs892 million while the reduction in transmission losses were recorded at 382.31 GWh.

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Posted on: 2022-05-20T13:01:51+05:00