NEPRA imposes fine of Rs5m on NPGCL

NEPRA imposes fine of Rs5m on NPGCL

ISLAMABAD: National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has imposed a fine of five million rupees on Northern Power Generation Company Limited (NPGCL) GENCO-III, on account of negligence in maintenance and non-operation of protection system which resulted in power breakdown on January 15, 2016 in Punjab & Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The Authority had taken serious note of power break down and initiated legal proceedings against GENCO-III and directed NTDC to investigate the matter and submit a report.

Subsequently, the Authority after reviewing the inquiry reports of NTDC and Ministry of Energy, held GENCO-III responsible for the power breakdown.