| GEO Business|
| Nepra gives KESC go-ahead for tariff hike|
| Updated at: 1314 PST, Monday, July 05, 2010|
ISLAMABAD: National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) gave green signal to Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) to raise a total of Rs2.79 per kilowatt, Geo News reported Monday.
It should be mentioned here that the Company is already charging Rs2.18 per kilowatt in bills.
According to sources, the Nepra allowed the Karachi power company to transfer to the consumers the extra cost of fuel and line losses.
Under the scheme, the extra cost of fuel and 25 percent of line losses from July 2009 to May 2010, have not been included in the bills.