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50pc, above losses: Discos directed to outsource bills recovery to private firms

ISLAMABAD: To ensure full recovery of the cost of electricity, all power distribution companies (Discos) to outsource collection of bills from consumers in areas of high-loss feeders to boost recovery. The government has confirmed to the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) that distribution companies had already started tendering out bill collections in ... Read More »

Rs1.64 relief for consumers: Nepra cuts K-Electric tariff on monthly fuel adjustment

ISLAMABAD: Taking up the Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) petition for relief to consumers of K-Electric, the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) cut power traffic for the K-Electric by Rs1.64 per on account of monthly fuel price adjustment for the month of November, 2014. The CPPA in its petition submitted that K-Electric saved Rs522. 697 million on fuel price ... Read More »

Rs552.697m and Rs1,478m saved: Nepra slashes K-Electric power tariff by Rs1.64  

ISLAMABAD: Taking up the Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) petition for relief to consumers of K-Electric, the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) cut power traffic for the K-Electric by Rs1.64 per on account of monthly fuel price adjustment for the month of November, 2014. The CPPA in its petition submitted that K-Electric saved Rs522. 697 million on fuel price ... Read More »

Rs552.697m and Rs1,478m saved: Nepra slashes K-Electric power tariff by Rs1.64  

ISLAMABAD: Taking up the Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) petition for relief to consumers of K-Electric, the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) cut power traffic for the K-Electric by Rs1.64 per on account of monthly fuel price adjustment for the month of November, 2014. The CPPA in its petition submitted that K-Electric saved Rs522. 697 million on fuel price ... Read More »

Rs2.96 per unit: Nepra announces fuel adjustment charges

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has revised and notified fuel adjustment charges of Rs2.96 per unit out of which Rs2.36 per unit will be passed on to consumers of all categories. According to a press release, an amount of Rs0.6 per unit was required to be paid for the power sector finances and notified as a surcharge ... Read More »

Rs2.97/unit cut in power tariff: Nepra okays CPPA plea

ISLAMABAD: While allowing a petition of Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) for slashing electricity per unit rates, the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) cut down power tariff by Rs2.97 per unit for the month of November under monthly fuel charges adjustment. The tariff cut is for all power distribution companies exception K-Electric. Reports said that summary for the tariff ... Read More »

Nepra okays CPPA plea: Power tariff goes down by Rs2.97/unit

ISLAMABAD: While allowing a petition of Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) for slashing electricity per unit rates, the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) cut down power tariff by Rs2.97 per unit for the month of November under monthly fuel charges adjustment. The tariff cut is for all power distribution companies exception K-Electric. Reports said that summary for the tariff ... Read More »

Rs17b relief in next month billing: Rs2.92 per unit cut in power tariffs likely

ISLAMABAD: The Central Power Purchase Agency (CPPA) has sought Rs2.92 per unit reduction in the fuel based power rates for all distribution companies (except K-Electric) for a month. Admitting the CPPA’s tariff petition, the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has decided to hold a public hearing on December 19 before passing on to the consumers a relief of about Rs17 ... Read More »

$2bln investment: K-E to set up 660MW coal power plant, convert 400MW plant to gas

ISLAMABAD: The management of K-Electric planned investing $2 billion including $1 billion for construction of a 660MW coal-fired power plant in Gaddani and $400 million for conversion of 400MW furnace oil-run plant to coal. The company has planned a total investment of $2 billion and the plan will be completed by June 2017. K-Electric Chairman Tabish Gohar informed Finance Minister ... Read More »

$2b investment in 3 years: K-E to set up 600MW coal-fired plant, covert 400MW plant to coal; pay dividend

ISLAMABAD: The management of K-Electric has earmarked $1 billion for construction of a 660 MW coal-fired power plant in Gaddani and will spend another $400 million on conversion of 400MW furnace oil-run plant to coal. The company has planned a total investment of $2 billion and the plan will be completed by June 2017. K-Electric Chairman Tabish Gohar informed Finance ... Read More »

Rs2 per unit cut in electricity tariff likely as Nepra reduces 74 paisa/unit for K-Electric

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to reduce huge power tariff and is likely to decrease Rs2 per unit, while National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has already approved a 74 paisa per unit cut for K-Electric on account of monthly fuel adjustment. Sources said that Prime Minister’s Adviser Sartaj Aziz is working on the restructuring of slabs, including adding ... Read More »

Nepra introduces Net Metering System: Domestic consumers can sell 1KV-1 MW electricity to Discos

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has introduced the Net Metering System, through which domestic, commercial and industrial consumers have been allowed to sell their solar electricity to the power distribution companies (Discos). Under the Net Metering System, the consumers who install solar system instead of paying bills will be able to get the amount from the distribution ... Read More »

0.47 paisa power tariff cut: PM Nawaz pats Nepra; sees another POL price cut next month

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) reduced the electricity tariff by 47 paisa per unit, which would apply on electricity bills the next month. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif welcomed the Nepra’s decision to reduce electricity tariff by Rs0.47 on the details submitted by the Ministry of Water and Power in lieu of Monthly Fuel Price Adjustment for ... Read More »

Power tariff be cut by 12pc as oil prices slashed to $78 from $115 per barrel

LAHORE: The federal government should cut power tariff by 12 per cent as the oil prices in the international market have further decreased. Pakistan produces most of its electricity through oil and the oil prices have been cut by 28 per cent to $78 from $115 per barrel since mid of the month of June this year. In the running ... Read More »

Lucrative tariff: PakGen considering switching 365MW power plant to coal

ISLAMABAD: What can be described as lucrative tariff offered by the Nepra recently, Independent Power Producer Pakgen Power limited is mulling to convert its furnace-fired 365 MW power plant into coal-fired to get benefit of one of the most lucrative coal based tariff. The Nepra has, recently, announced a lucrative tariff for power generation from coal-fired plants to attract fresh ... Read More »

42-paisa per unit cut: K-Electric ordered to share Rs5.421b with consumers

ISLAMABAD: Top power sector watchdog the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) ordered K-Electric to shares benefits of Rs5.412billion from its profits with its consumers and provide them immediate relief. According to reports, the Nepra’s decision comes as part of a mechanism included in K-Electric’s approved tariff in 2009, under which the power distribution company is bound to pass on ... Read More »

Equalization surcharge deprives power consumers of Rs 27b subsidy

ISLAMABAD: The already entangled electricity consumers, with the exception of those of K-Electric, have been deprived of Rs27 billion annual subsidy with the withdrawal of Rs1.50 per unit subsidy. According to reports, the Ministry of Water and Power has imposed Electricity Equalization Surcharge of Rs1.50 per to cut down subsidy being offfered on electrcity. Although the National Electric Power Regulatory ... Read More »

Govt tactfully cuts Rs1.50 per unit subsidy on electricity to appease IMF

ISLAMABAD: The government in a bid to meet IMF demands has tactfully cut Rs1.50 per unit subsidy on electricity, it has been learnt. According to the authorities of Ministry of Water and Power, in order to cut the subsidy an Electricity Equalization Surcharge of Rs1.50 per unit has been imposed. With this development, the electricity consumers with the exception of ... Read More »

Power tariff up by 52 paisa, fuel cost remains Rs60.54b in Sept

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has once again increased power tariff by 52 paisa per unit on account of monthly fuel price adjustment despite a plunge in the price of furnace in the international oil market. Nepra acting Chairman Habibullah Khilji took the decision during a public hearing. The power consumers will now have to pay Rs4.5 ... Read More »

NEPRA hikes power tariff by 52 paisas on users of 50-plus units

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) Monday okayed hike in power tariff by Re 0.52 per unit under fuel adjustment. Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) had sought increase over Re 1 per unit, stating that production exceeded Rs 60.53 billion due to additional usage of fuel during September. However, Nepra approved Re 0.52 increase in electricity tariff. The ... Read More »