CPPA-G seeks 63 paisa/unit increase in tariffs for July

ISLAMABAD: The Central Power Purchasing Agency- Guaranteed (CPPA-G) has sought 63 paisa per unit increase in tariffs of power Distribution Companies (Discos) for July 2018 under monthly fuel price adjustment mechanism.

The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) is scheduled to hear tariff petition of CPPA-G on July 29, 2018, to be presided by Nepra chairman or vice chairman.

The CPPA, in its petition, said it has purchased 10.74 GWh electricity generated on High Speed Diesel (HSD) in July 2018 at a cost of Rs 12.8538 per unit. The total generation from hydel sources was 3,891.5 GWh accounting for just 28.30 per cent of total generation.

Published in Business Recorder, 25th August, 2018