K-Electric seeks Rs11.39 per unit power tariff hike

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K-Electric, the sole power utility in Karachi, on Thursday submitted a request to the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) seeking another hike of Rs11.39 in tariff under fuel adjustment charges.

According to the request, the power utility has requested a massive increase of Rs11.39 for the month of June 2022.

The national power regulator will take up the KE’s plea for a hearing on July 28, 2022.

Earlier, the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) heard the federal government’s petition seeking Rs 7.91 per unit hike in basic power tariff.

The electric power regulator will decide on the matter after the hearing and forward its decision to the government for notification.

The NEPRA hearing presided over by its chairman Tauseef Farooqui will take decision over the government plea for hike in basic tariff of all power distribution companies including the K-electric, the power utility, which supplies electricity to Karachi.

 

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