Nepra allows 24paisa per unit raise to KESC

Karachi: Nepra has allowed KESC to increase power tariffs by 24 paisa per unit.

According to Alfalah Securities Limited, the Regulation of Generation, Transmission and Distribution of Electric Power Act, 1997 through the Finance Act 2008, Nepra is required to review fuel charges on monthly basis and change the tariff in case of any variation while, it is also required to review the monthly adjustments mechanism for KESC. KESC is also allowed monthly adjustments in fuel cost component for its own generated electricity and also on the cost of power purchase on external sources without considering transmission and distribution losses.

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