Govt seeks wheeling regulations restricted to dedicated feeders

ISLAMABAD: The Power Division has asked the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) to restrict wheeling (sale and purchase) of electricity into the national grid through dedicated feeders of 132 kilovolt (kV) and 11kV lines.

In a letter sent to the regulator, the Power Division has also solicited purchase of electricity from producers above one megawatt (MW) capacity by distribution companies and transmission companies. The Power Division has sought amendments to Nepra, Wheeling of Electric Power Regulations 2016 in this regard.

Published in Dawn, 20th March, 2018