The K-Electric tariff in Pakistan has increased by Rs5.27 per unit from the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA).
in Karachi city’s utility has filed a plea to increase the tariffs on power this month. If approved it would be an overburden to consumers in Karachi by Rs8.59 billion. The hearing on the K-Electric request would take place on April 27.
National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) increased the electricity price on April 15, resulting in a sharp increase of 0.36 cent per unit under monthly fuel adjustment.
The hike in the power tariff is due to a monthly Fuel Charges Adjustment (FCA) for the month of February, according to NEPRA notification. The regulatory authority took the decision after hearing the plea of Central Power Purchasing Agency (CCPA).
The increase in power tariffs will be received in the bills of April. The utility firms said that the rise will put an additional burden on consumers. The notification stated that life consumers and K-Electric will be exempted from the tariff hike.