Wapda asks for Rs13 tariff for Neelum-Jhelum

ISLAMABAD: Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Company — a subsidiary of the Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) — has filed a tariff petition before the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) asking for Rs13.24 per unit reference tariff (about 12.62 US cents per unit) over the 50 year life span of the project.

Of this, the reference tariff is Rs14.59 for the first 20 years, which will then drop to Rs5.10 for the remaining 30 years.

Published in Dawn, 22nd June, 2018