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Nepra gives nominal relief to electricity consumers

Nepra gives nominal relief to electricity consumers

ISLAMABAD: Now people can enjoy ‘less expensive’ electricity as the country’s power regulatory authority has announced to cut the tariff by 29 paisa per unit on account of fuel adjustment for August 2014

The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) decided this during a public hearing on a petition, filed by the Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA). According to the petition, the actual electricity price was Rs6.7811 per unit against reference price of Rs7.0755 per unit. CPPA had requested the Nepra to slash the tariff by Rs0.2944 per unit.

The reduction in tariff would not be applicable to K-Electric and lifeline consumers of other distribution companies using less than 50 units per month.