Nepra raises power tariff by Re0.79 per unit for May as FCA
ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) introduced Thursday that power shoppers must pay Re0.79 per unit extra within the month of May.
According to a notification, the extra quantity is being levied in lieu of gas price adjustment (FCA) prices for March.
The prices could be relevant to all client classes besides electrical car charging stations (EVCS) and lifeline shoppers, the notification said.
“The said adjustment will be shown separately in the consumers’ bills on the basis of units billed to the consumers in the month of March 2023,” it added.
The newest rise within the power tariff comes as shoppers are already burdened by file inflation and excessive gas and electrical energy costs.
In March, Nepra allowed power distribution firms (Discos) and K-Electric to get well deferred gas adjustment surcharges as much as Rs14.24 per unit from shoppers in eight months.
According to the Nepra choice, discos will get well Rs10.34 per unit from home protected shoppers utilizing 0-200 items per month, Rs14.24 per unit from non-protected shoppers utilizing 0-200 items, Rs14.24 per unit from these consuming 201-300 items per month, and Rs9.90 per unit from personal agricultural shoppers.
The whole quantity could be recovered from the electrical energy shoppers in month-to-month instalments from March to October 2023.
In its choice, the authority additionally allowed K-Electric to get well the deferred gas adjustment surcharge from the shoppers as much as Rs 13.87 per unit.
K-Electric will get well Rs9.97/unit from home protected shoppers utilizing 0-200 items per month, Rs13.87 per unit from non-protected shoppers utilizing 0-200 items, Rs13.87 per unit from these consuming 201-300 items per month, and Rs9.90 per unit from personal agricultural shoppers. The personal lender can even get well the quantity from March to October 2023.