| GEO Pakistan|
| Nepra hikes power tariff|
| Updated at: 2325 PST, Saturday, March 06, 2010|
ISLAMABAD: National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has raised the electricity generation cost by Rs1.02 per unit, terming it a fuel cost adjustment on account of fuel price variation for the month of January 2010.
The Authority determined the adjustment in fuel cost component on account of fuel price variation for the month of January 2010 for Ex-WAPDA Distribution Companies, which has pushed the electricity tariff further high.
According to Nepra notification, the assessed fuel cost adjustment of Rs. 1.02 / kwh for the month of January 2010 is greater by Rs. 0.62kwh than the adjustment of Rs. 0.40kwh for the month of December, 2010.
The above adjustment of Rs. 1.02kwh shall be applicable to all the consumer categories except lifeline consumers of all Ex-WAPDA Distribution Companies.