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NEPRA approves cut in power tariff by 31 paisas/unit

ISLAMABAD: National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has cut power tariff by by 31 paisas per unit.

The power sector regulator conducted a hearing on a petition filed by Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) seeking reduction in power tariff.

The Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) in its petition said that electricity production cost remained at Rs4.71 per unit in November and the consumers were supplied electricity at the rate of Rs5 per units.

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The CPPA further stated that 20.04 per cent electricity has been generated from local gas and 17.23 per cent electricity has been generated from imported LNG.

NEPRA while accepting the petition approved the reduction in electricity tariff by 31 paisas per unit.

This way the consumers will get an aggregated relief to the tune of Rs2 billion. The reduction in power tariff was made under fuel adjustment surcharge for the month of November.