NEPRA permits Rs1.37 tariff hike


ISLAMABAD:

The Nationwide Electrical Energy Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Friday elevated energy tariff by Rs1.3771 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) on account of gasoline value adjustment (FCA) for July 2021.

The Central Energy Buying Company-Assure (CPPA-G) had requested a constructive FCA of Rs1.4685/kWh, having affect of Rs22.3 billion.

Nepra carried out a public listening to on September 1, 2021. The authority accredited a constructive FCA of Rs1.3771/kWh.

The FCA for July 2021 can be charged within the billing month of September 2021, which can be paid by all client classes of XW-distribution corporations, apart from lifeline customers.

As per the info submitted by the CPPA-G, the overall power generated throughout July was calculated at 15,679.72 GWh at a basket value of Rs6.4653 per unit. The whole value of electrical energy was Rs101.375 billion.

In accordance with the CPPA-G information, the online electrical energy delivered to the distribution corporations was 15,219.27 GWh at a complete value of Rs102.707 billion with per-unit charge of Rs6.7485.

The CPPA-G additionally sought earlier adjustment/supplemental expenses of Rs1.753 billion towards the damaging use of seven.48 GWh of electrical energy.

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The CPPA-G, in its tariff petition, mentioned that because the reference gasoline expenses for July 2021 have been estimated at Rs5.2798 per unit whereas the precise gasoline expenses have been Rs6.7485 per unit, therefore it was pleaded to permit a rise of Rs1.4687 per unit.

In accordance with the info submitted to Nepra, in July 2021, hydel era was recorded at 4,694.67 GWh or 29.94% of the overall era.

Coal-fired energy vegetation contributed 2,383.33 GWh or 15.20% of the overall era at a charge of Rs8.4101 per unit and HSD contributed 123.5 GWh, or 0.79%, at Rs19.3422 per unit. RFO-based era stood at 1,612.34 GWh, or 10.28%, at Rs17.0783 per unit.

Electrical energy era from gas-based energy vegetation got here in at 1,361.17 GWh, or 10.28%, at Rs8.1720 per unit whereas RLNG contributed 3,137.68 GWh, or 20.10%, at Rs12.0604 per unit.

Nuclear energy vegetation contributed 1,659 GWh, or 10.59%, at Re1 per unit and electrical energy imports from Iran stood at 40.09 GWh at Rs11.6663 per unit.

Revealed in The Categorical Tribune, September 11th, 2021.

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