CPPA had forwarded the request to NEPRA

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) on Monday recommended increasing power tariff by Rs0.98 per unit.

According to details, in a request submitted to the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA), the Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) sought Rs0.98 per unit increase in power tariff under fuel adjustment.

NEPRA will hear the plea, which says 39.01 percent of the electricity was generated from hydel sources. Coal-fired power generation contributed 27.31 percent of total generation. Around 9.34 percent of the electricity was generated from natural gas.

It further mentioned that 9.20 percent of the power was added to the national grid from the imported Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and nuclear plants’ share was 11.55 percent.

Total energy generated was 7.2 billion units at a total price of Rs25 billion.