CPPA had forwarded the request to NEPRA

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) on Saturday recommended increasing power tariff by Rs1.48 per unit.

According to details, in a request submitted to the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA), the Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) sought Rs1.48 per unit increase in power tariff under fuel adjustment for the month of January.

NEPRA will hear the plea on March 25, which says 11.13 percent of the electricity was generated from hydel sources. Coal-fired power generation contributed 32.09 percent of total generation. Around 21.22 percent of the electricity was generated from natural gas.

It further mentioned that 12.29 percent of the power was added to the national grid from the imported Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and nuclear plants’ share was 8.74 percent.