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Power companies seek Rs7.96 per unit hike in electricity tariff for May

June 20, 2022 (MLN): Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) has proposed an increase of Rs7.9647/kWh in the electricity tariff over the reference fuel charges of Rs5.9322/kWh under fuel price adjustment for the month of May 2022 for Ex-WAPDA Discos.

In this regard, a public hearing to consider the proposed adjustment will be held on June 27, 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 May 2022 was 12,656.89 GWh at a total price of Rs192,784 million which was Rs13.15 per unit.

Of this, about 14,267.95 GWh were delivered to the Discos at Rs198,238 million. Total electricity sold to IPPs was 19.65 GWh, for Rs1,054 million while the reduction in transmission losses were recorded at 372.3 GWh.

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Posted on: 2022-06-20T12:09:31+05:00

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