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Power tariff to be raised by Rs5.32 per unit
- Web Desk
- Jan 16, 2024
ISLAMABAD: The Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) has applied to increase the power tariff by Rs5.32 per unit due to fuel adjustments for December 2023.
The application has been submitted to the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA), triggering concerns of an additional financial burden on consumers already grappling with rising utility costs.
Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA), on the request of DISCOs, was seeking NEPRA’s approval for an increase in electricity tariff under FCA of November 2023. The power regulatory authority is set to conduct a hearing on this matter on Jan 31.
Earlier on Jan 4, NEPRA jacked up the electricity tariff by Rs 4.12 per unit for its consumers under the account fuel adjustment charges for the month of November 2023.
Meanwhile, the consumers have to pay additional charges in the month of January 2024, however, the increase wasn’t applied to Lifeline and KE consumers.