Letter to Nepra: JI for consumer-friendly KE tariff

KARACHI: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi chapter’s chief Hafiz Naeemur Rehman has sent a letter to Nepra in which he presented recommendations regarding permission to K-Electric to add RLNG as an alternate fuel for its existing power plants.

The KE has requested Nepra for license proposed modification (LPM) to seek permission to add Re-gasified Liquefied Natural Gas (RLNG).

In this regard, JI Karachi chief sent letter to National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) registrar in which he said that RLNG is a cleaner fuel, and reduction in carbon emissions is one of its important benefits; but, Nepra should draft a tariff that should be consumer-friendly. He proposed that ‘Fresh Technical Due Diligence’ study on KE’s Bin Qasim Power Station (BQPS) should be carried out through independent consultants. He said the Report should provide unit-wise information on actual generation, auxiliary consumption, and secondary fuel consumption, gross calorific value of RLNG, heat rate, efficiency and O&M Cost.

Published in Business Recorder, 15th May, 2018