Electricity Prices significantly raised across Pakistan

Electricity Prices significantly raised across Pakistan

ISLAMABAD - The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has approved to increase electricity prices by Rs1.66 per unit on Wednesday.

According to details, the rates have been surged for one month under fuel adjustment of August. The hike will put additional burden of Rs22.60 billion on the consumers.

NEPRA case officer maintained that Rs 3.4 billion could have been saved by using coal power plants for electricity production. It is to be noted that, on September 25, CPPA has recommended an increase in electricity tariffs by Rs 1.86 per unit.