NEPRA raises electricity price by Rs1.66/unit

11:43 AM | 2 Oct, 2019
NEPRA raises electricity price by Rs1.66/unit
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ISLAMABAD – The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has approved to increase electricity prices by Rs1.66 per unit.

According to media details, the increase in the electricity prices has been made for one month under fuel adjustment of August, which will put an additional burden of Rs22.60 billion on the consumers.

According to the Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA), 40.33 percent electricity was produced from hydropower plants in August, while 22.89 percent was produced from imported LNG.

13.34 percent of the electricity was generated from coal, 11.87 percent from local gas, 4.66 percent from atomic sources and 3.60 percent from furnace oil resources.