“NEPRA” Announced Rs2.06 per Unit Cut in Power Tariff
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ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Tuesday endorsed a diminishment in tax by Rs2.06 per unit for shoppers of force conveyance organizations (Discos) for November 2015 under the month to month fuel change mechanism.The new tax, notwithstanding, won’t be appropriate to K-Electric, which supplies energy to Karachi.
The choice was taken at an open listening to directed by Nepra Chairman Brigadier (retd) Tariq Saddozai on the Central Power Purchase Agency’s (CPPA) appeal in which the office had looked for the diminishment in duty by Rs1.98 per unit. Household customers, who use up to 300 units in a month, are not qualified for the discount under a month to month fuel alteration instrument as the Legislature has guaranteed the moneylenders, including International Monetary Fund (IMF), that it won’t offer a discount to clients who devour up to 300 units and get an endowment.
Nepra administrator said Discos would discount Rs20 billion to the force shoppers the nation over. As indicated by the CPPA request, the fuel expense of power conveyed to Discos was Rs5.32 per unit in November 2015 against a reference cost of Rs7.30 per unit. Complete vitality created from all sources was 6,722.13 Gigawatt Hour (GWh) in November at an expense of Rs27.531 billion. Be that as it may, the CPPA conveyed 6,540GWh to Discos at an expense of Rs34.831 billion. The money related effect of transmission misfortunes has been recorded at 2.59 for each penny or 173.98GWh.
The CPPA neglected to present the aggregate sum of transmission misfortunes, however, said per unit expense of transmission misfortunes remains at Rs0.1441 per unit. In November, the hydel era was recorded at 2,302GWh that was 34.25 for every penny of the total period. 28.4 GWh (0.42 for every penny offer) was created through High-Speed Diesel (HSD) at an expense of Rs12.48 per unit; 1,856 GWh (27.61 for each cent of the aggregate era) was produced through Residual Fuel Oil (RFO) at a cost of Rs7.432 per unit. Meanwhile, 2,188GWh and 219.16GWh was produced through gas and atomic power separately at the price of Rs5.75 per unit and Rs1.125 per unit. Pakistan imported 34.45GWh power in November from Iran at a cost of Rs10.5 per unit.
On the other hand, the loss of power created by utilizing bagasse as fuel has been assessed at Rs4.0957 per unit. The cost of authority blend has been ascertained at Rs7.49 per unit. The CPPA has asked for Nepra to conform Rs1.10 per unit an in levy of November as supplemental charges.