NEPRA increases power tariff by Rs4.34 per unit

Nepra Apart from lifeline customers of all DISCOs and chargers for electric vehicle stations, the rise will apply to all consumer groups (EVCS).

NEPRA Increase Rs. 4.34 Per Unit:

The Central Electricity Purchasing Agency (CEPA) filed applications on behalf of DISCOs seeking an FCA of Rs4.69/unit, and the power commission held a panel discussion on the appeals on August 31.

The body’s ruling permitted the ex-Wapda channel partners to charge power customers an extra Rs4.3435 per unit on their invoices for September month.

In the bills for September, a different line will be added to reflect the increased amount under the FCA imposed on the grounds of units charged in the month of July.

September’s power bills would incorporate the rise.

Modifications in fuel prices are only automatically passed on to consumers on a monthly basis underneath the tariff structure.

A further 59 billion rupees will be burdened on electricity users as a result of the sum.

14,150.91 GWh of power was produced in total in July from all sources, costing an average of Rs10.7093 per unit.

Energy cost Rs151.546 billion in total. Coal-fired energy sources generated 1,802.19 GWh (12.74%) at a cost of Rs20.2176/unit, while greater diesel (HSD) based-production was at 205.97 GWh (1.46%) at a price of Rs27.8886/unit. Hydel production totaled 4,976.93 GWh, making up 35.15 % (pc).

NEPRA increases power tariff by Rs4.34 per unit

Re-gasified liquified petroleum gas (RLNG) generation was 2,119.55 GWh (14.98pc) at Rs28.2899/unit, while fuel power plants generated 1,466.41 GWh (14.603pc) at Rs9.9585/unit. Residual fuel oil (RFO) generation was 876.92 GWh (6.2pc) at Rs35.6984/unit.

The production of power from sources ranging was 16.92 GWh at a cost of Rs4.7567 per unit, and the production of power from bagasse was 40.63 GWh at a cost of Rs5.9822 per unit.

In July, there were 518.50 GWh (3.66 percent) of power produced by wind and 70.77 GWh (0.50 percent) from solar energy.

In addition, Pakistan imported 46.57 GWh of power from Iran at a cost of Rs22.8380 per unit, generating 2,009.54 GWh (14.2 percent) of its electricity from nuclear sources at a cost of Rs1.0493 per unit.

“Notwithstanding the the Ministry’s explicit directive to make preparations the significance order on fuel(s) that are available locally, the merit order continues to be prepared using an outdated consideration, namely indigenous organic (pipeline quality) gas, even though this fuel has not been accessible to plants for the past two to three years.

The purpose of the existing merit order list containing non-available fuel, according to the Nepra ruling, is to distract or deceive the investors.

This further stated that all pertinent organizations that are in charge of creating merit order lists must act right away to update them in order to account for gasoline prices.