CPPA seeks Rs 2.65 per unit hike in the power tariff

Observer Report

The Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) sought Rs 2.65 per unit hike in the power tariff in an application to the NEPRA.

The application has been submitted to the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority for adjustment of the power tariff with the fuel price in September. The NEPRA has fixed October 27 as the date of hearing on the CPPA’s plea on tariff hike.

The country generated 36.2 per cent of electricity in September from hydroelectric power, 17.05 per cent from coal, 8.9 per cent electricity from local gas while 18.9 per cent from imported LNG, the CPPA elaborated in its plea to the power regulator.

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