IPP payments reach Rs1,800bn amid mounting Pakistan circular debt

Power and gas sectors’ share is Rs2,310bn and Rs2,900bn respectively

Solar or not? Inefficient energy sector makes case for revisiting solar energy policy

Capacity payments on the rise amid less consumption from the national grid

CM Gandapur terms by-elections 'repetition' of Feb 8

CM Gandapur terms by-elections ‘repetition’ of Feb 8

Shehbaz vows to check power theft, Nepra seeks tariff hikes amid reduced consumption

Prime minister for promoting renewables, improving transmission system, crushing mafias

Nepra perturbed by a steady decline in power consumption

Notes adverse effects on consumers due to capacity charges

Govt plans massive increase in security fee for new power connections

Move to affect domestic, commercial, industrial consumers

Power tariff up by Rs7.5 per unit

Consumers to face additional Rs66bn burden

Capacity payments to power producers have doubled when compared with total price

Nepra calls for closing obsolete power plants and increase power consumption

Electricity prices: CPPA seeks higher fuel cost adjustment for Jan amid stubborn inflation

The amount has been calculated at Rs7.13 per unit which translates into a net hike of Rs2.59

Can Nepra refuse power tariff hikes? Will it protect consumers against govt inefficiency?

Discos want Rs4.50 per unit increase under quarterly adjustment for Oct-Dec period

Power prices: Nepra calculates Dec FCA at Rs4.56 which was Rs4.12 in Nov

Move comes as Pakistan has been witnessing a surge in inflation

French electricity prices to increase with phase-out of energy crisis tax cuts

French electricity prices to increase with phase-out of energy crisis tax cuts

IMF hails Pakistan energy tariff hikes, says economy is on the right track

Says Islamabad achieved the goals set for July-September quarter

Electricity prices: November fuel cost adjustment was Rs4.12, CPPA now wants it at Rs5.62 for Dec

Nepra will conduct a public hearing later this month on 31st to decide the matter

Britain's National Grid drops China-based supplier

Britain's National Grid drops China-based supplier

Power consumers paying taxes slapped on mere assumptions

Nepra and other entities have no record; Payments made to producers after hypothetical calculations

Raza Rabbani wants action against Discos overcharging consumers

The CEOs of Discos should be placed on ECL, says the PPP senator

India turns to coal as hydro generation falls

India turns to coal as hydro generation falls

Government working to tackle economic challenges with agricultural sector on priority: Finmin

Inflation remains problem, efforts are underway to bring it under control: Dr Shamshad Akhtar

More arrests made in ongoing crackdown on power pilferers

258 apprehended in South Punjab, 247 in Lahore and adjoining districts

Energy crisis – is there light at the end of the tunnel?

Energy crisis – is there light at the end of the tunnel?

Nepra fixes new tariffs after base price increase for power consumers

Latest rates will be applicable with effect from July 1

Technical malfunctions, oil unavailability at power plants costing billions to national exchequer

The menace of load shedding could have been controlled if these power plants were operational

Nepra surprises consumers with alarming Rs4.96 hike in base tariff

Nepra fixed the national average tariff at Rs29.78 per unit for 2023-24

Power outages vex people in inclement weather

Officials blame it on increase in demand of electricity

APTMA demands revival of subsidised electricity tariff

The Senate Standing Committee on Finance has supported APTMA’s demands

Nepra jacks up power tariff by Rs1.61 per unit

An increase in subsidy for K-Electric from Rs193 billion to Rs315 billion also approved

Soaring electricity prices wreak havoc on consumer's affordability

The study aimed to provide better insights into the crisis to alleviate public from miseries

NEPRA notifies monthly fuel adjustment hike for consumers

The decision will be implemented over the board except life line services

K-Electric hikes price by Rs3.93 per unit

The price increase will only be applicable on K-electric consumers for the month of May

Formidable increase in gas meter rents

Gas meter rent has been increased from 40 rupees to 500 rupees per month

K-electric suggests Rs.4.49 per unit hike

K-electric plans to impose an additional burden of Rs6.63bn on its consumers

Electricity prices rise by 50% in a year

The cost of electricity production increased by 22%,

Nepra increases K-electric power tariff by Rs6 per unit

Increase comes in context of fuel cost adjustments

NEPRA allows Rs3.39 per unit additional surcharge on electricity bills

NEPRA allows Rs3.39 per unit additional surcharge on electricity bills

Govt plans to receive Rs14.24 per unit FCA from electricity consumers

The fuel charges adjustment would be collected during March-October

IMF deal: Electricity consumers likely to pay additional Rs17 billion

Power distribution companies seek collection of Rs6.19 billion in wake of capacity charges

Rare relief as Nepra cuts power price by Rs2.31 per unit

Rare relief as Nepra cuts power price by Rs2.31 per unit

Nepra notifies 32 paisa per unit decrease in power tariff

Nepra notifies 32 paisa per unit decrease in power tariff

Nepra reduces KE tariff by Rs2.15 per unit

The reduction will not apply to lifeline consumers.

NEPRA slashes power tariff by Rs5.13 per unit for K-Electric consumers

NEPRA slashes power tariff by Rs5.13 per unit for K-Electric consumers

NEPRA okays 8 paisa hike in power tariff

NEPRA okays 8 paisa hike in power tariff

K-Electric tariff raised by Rs12.68

K-Electric tariff raised by Rs12.68

Govt reduces electricity price by Rs 4.25

Govt reduces electricity price by Rs 4.25

Electricity consumers given relief up to Rs 65bn during last two months: Dastgir

Electricity consumers given relief up to Rs 65bn during last two months: Dastgir

Electricity rates to be reduced, vows Dastagir

Electricity rates to be reduced, vows Dastagir

PM directs uninterrupted gas supply to consumers in winter season

PM directs uninterrupted gas supply to consumers in winter season

NEPRA hikes power tariff by 19.5paisa per unit

Regulator reduces K-Electric power tariff by Rs4.87 per unit.

Regulator reduces K-Electric power tariff by Rs4.87 per unit

The decision will provide a relief of over Rs7 billion to consumers.

NEPRA hikes power tariff by Rs3.39 per unit

The power regulator has hiked the power tariff under the quarterly fuel adjustment mechanism.

Govt notifies fuel adjustment charges waiver for upto 300 units

The fuel charge adjustment was added in the electricity bills for the month of August.

NEPRA hikes power tariff by Rs4.34 per unit

Nepra approved another increase in electricity tariff by Rs4.34 per unit.

IMF to release tranche on Monday after board meeting: Miftah

IMF to release tranche on Monday after board meeting, says Miftah

LHC orders consumers to pay electricity bills without fuel adjustment charges

LHC has served notices to the federal government, FBR and LESCO.

PM waives fuel adjustment charges for 17 million consumers

PM waives fuel adjustment charges for 17 million consumers

PM Shehbaz seeks urgent report on inflated electricity bills

PM Shehbaz seeks urgent report on inflated electricity bills

PM takes notice of public complaints regarding high electricity bills

Shehbaz Sharif said he remains firm to the commitment of always speaking truth with his people.

CPPA seeks Rs6.28 increase in power tariff

CPPA seeks Rs6.28 increase in power tariff

Nepra jacks up power tariff by Rs9.90 per unit

Nepra jacks up power tariff by Rs9.90 per unit

Nepra okays Rs11.10 tarrif hike for KE consumers

Nepra okays Rs11.10 tarrif hike for KE consumers

NEPRA hikes power tariff by Rs9.89 per unit

The hike will not be applicable on lifeline consumers.

Govt increases power tariff by Rs3.50 per unit

Khurram Dastgir said the cabinet has approved increase in the electricity tariff.

Power tariff likely to go up by Rs9.90 per unit

The power regulator will conduct hearing the plea on July 28.

NEPRA notifies Rs7.9 per unit hike in power tariff

Hike in tariff has been made under fuel adjustment for the month of May.

Cabinet didn't approve Rs7.91 hike in power tariff: Khurram Dastagir

Cabinet didn’t approve Rs7.91 hike in power tariff

Govt approves Rs7.91 power tariff hike in phases

Govt approves Rs7.91 power tariff hike in phases

NEPRA raises power tariff by Rs9.42 per unit for K-Electric consumers

K-Electric consumers will have to face additional burden of billions of rupees.

NEPRA hikes power tariff by Rs7.9 per unit

This decision has placed an additional burden of Rs113 billion on the power consumers.

Govt decides to hike power tariff by Rs7.91 per unit in three months

While the power tariff will be increasing by Rs3.50 per unit from July 1.

No free electricity for power sector employees, directs PAC

No free electricity for power sector employees, directs PAC

Power tariff likely to increase by Rs11.34 for K-Electric consumers

Consumers will burdened by additional Rs22.65 billion.

Shaukat Tarin claims govt will hike petrol, electricity price from July 1

IMF had refused to release the loan tranche before budget: Shaukat Tarin

Power tariff likely to go up by Rs7.96 per unit

NEPRA will conduct hearing on CCPA plea for power tariff hike on June 27.

NEPRA approves Rs1.55 per unit hike in power tariff

NEPRA approves Rs1.55 per unit hike in power tariff

NEPRA hikes K-Electric power tariff by Rs5.28 per unit

The decision will place an additional burden of billions of rupees on the power consumers.

NEPRA hikes power tariff by Rs3.99 per unit

Decision will place an additional burden of billions on the power consumers.

NEPRA hikes power tariff by whopping Rs7.91 per unit

NEPRA hikes power tariff by whopping Rs7.91 per unit

NEPRA increases power tariff by Rs 2.86 per unit

NEPRA increases power tariff by Rs 2.86 per unit

Pakistan faces more than 8000 MW of power shortfall

he power plants are still not provided by the required amount of LNG and Furnace Oil

NEPRA hikes power tariff by Rs2.86 per unit

The hike will burden the power consumers with additional billions of rupees.

PM directs to end load-shedding in country by May 1

A high level meeting chaired by PM regarding announced and unannounced load-shedding

Current load-shedding result of PTI's inefficient power policies: PM

PM Shehbaz government is making efforts to fix the problem of load-shedding.

PM visits Diamer-Bhasha Dam site

Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday visited Diamer-Bhasha Dam site to review its construction

NEPRA raises electricity rate by Rs4.85 per unit

The approval of four rupees and eighty five paisas increase per unit has been given by NEPRA

NEPRA hikes power tariff by Rs1.29 per unit for K-Electric consumers

NEPRA hikes power tariff by Rs1.29 per unit for K-Electric consumers

Power shortfall reaches 5000 MW in country

Unannounced load-shedding of electricity has reached up to eight hours a day all over the country

Massive hike in power tariff likely

NEPRA will hold a hearing on March 31.

NEPRA hikes power tariff by whopping Rs5.94 per unit

The hike will burden the power consumers with additional billions of rupees.

NEPRA hikes power tariff by upto 95 paisa per unit

The notification of the increase will be issued after approval of the federal government.

Hammad Azhar hints at further relief for masses

Hammad Azhar hints at further relief for masses

Inflation to increase after slashing power tariff by Rs 5 per unit: Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Inflation to increase after slashing power tariff by Rs 5 per unit

NEPRA hikes power tariff by whopping Rs5.94 per unit

NEPRA conducted petition on CCPA plea.

CCPA recommends increasing power tariff by Rs6.1 per unit

NEPRA will hear the plea on February 28.

Maryam Nawaz takes a dig at govt over power tariff hike

Maryam Nawaz takes a dig at govt over power tariff hike

NEPRA increases power tariff by Rs3.10 per unit

The hike in the power tariff will burden the power consumers with additional billions of rupees.

Electricity tariff likely to go up by Rs3.12 per unit

The hike will put an additional burden of 30 billion rupees on already suffering people.

Prices of electricity likely to be increased by Rs3.12 per unit

An appeal to hike the prices of electricity by Rs3.12 per unit has been filed in NEPRA

NEPRA hikes power tariff by whopping Rs4.30 per unit

The hike will burden the power consumers with additional billions of rupees.

Power tariff for Karachiites likely go up by over Rs4

Power tariff for Karachiites likely go up by over Rs4

Massive hike in power tariff likely

The increase in tariff will put an additional burden of Rs 17.85 billion on consumers

NEPRA to hear power tariff hike plea on Wednesday

CPPA seeks Rs4.33 increase in the power tariff on account of fuel adjustment charges

Petroleum levy to go up Rs4.95 per month

Minister for Energy Hamad Azhar hinted at increasing the power tariff in coming months.

Electricity tariff likely to go up by Rs4.75 per unit

NEPRA will hear the plea on November 30.

NEPRA increases power tariff by Rs2.52 per unit

Increase in electricity prices will not apply to K-Electric customers.

NEPRA increases power tariff by Rs2.51 per unit

Increase in electricity prices will not apply to K-Electric customers.

Pakistan, IMF deadlock over rupee devaluation, tax exemption persists

The IMF demanded Pakistani authorities to take immediate action to do more to devalue the green back

K-Electric seeks Rs3.45 per unit hike in electricity tariff

NEPRA has fixed November 3 as the date to hear K-Electric's plea.

Electricity tariff likely to go up by Rs2.65 per unit

NEPRA will hear the plea on October 27.

NEPRA increases power tariff by Rs1.65 per unit

Increase in electricity prices will not apply to K-Electric customers.

Power tariff likely to increase by Rs2.07 per unit

NEPRA will hear the plea on September 30.

NEPRA increases tariff on power by Rs 1.38 per unit

The increase in electricity prices will not apply to K-Electric customers.

Usman Buzdar, Governor Punjab discuss political situation, govt affairs

Future of political opponents in bleak: Governor Punjab

New policy formulated for subsidy in power sector

New policy formulated for subsidy in power sector

NEPRA allows govt to raise power tariff by Rs 2.97

The increase in electricity prices will take effect from October 2021.

NEPRA approves 28-paisa per unit reduction in electricity tariff

The consumers will be given Rs 3.6 billion relief in the electricity bills of next month.

Power tariff likely to decrease by up to 12 paisa per unit

The NEPRA will hold a hearing on June 29 on the petition to reduce electricity prices.

Dasu Dam will generate low-cost clean energy: PM Imran Khan

Phase one of Dasu Dam will be completed by 2025 adding 2160MW of electricity to national grid

NEPRA notifies 44 paisa per unit reduction for April

The regulator held public hearing on June 2

29pc increase in power tariff in a year height of animosity with public: Bilawal

Bilawal said that rents of houses have increased by 9.3 percent

Finance Minister hints at renegotiating IMF deal

IMF's demand to raise electricity tariff is unreasonable: Shaukat Tarin

NEPRA likely to slash power tariff by 68 paisa

CPPA had requested a reduction of 61 paisa per unit in the price of electricity

CCoE approves National Electricity Plan 2021, IGCEP

The Ministry of Energy was advised to include the opinion of the Law Division

NEPRA notifies 64 paisa per unit increase in power tariff

The hike will add an additional burden of Rs4.40 billion on power consumers.

Govt ordinance empowers NEPRA to hike power tariff

Govt issues Income tax amendment ordinance

Govt to collect Rs 884b after Rs 5.6 power tariff hike on IMF orders: Sherry Rehman

Govt to collect Rs 884b after Rs 5.6 power tariff hike on IMF orders: Sherry Rehman

NEPRA to hold public hearing on tariff hike on Thursday

NEPRA to hold public hearing on tariff hike on Thursday

NEPRA approves another hike in electricity prices

The increase in electricity prices has been made for one year.

NEPRA notifies Rs1.53 per unit increase in power tariff

NEPRA notifies Rs1.53 per unit increase in power tariff

K-Electric seeks Rs3.23 per unit hike in power price

NEPRA will conduct a hearing of K-Electric's plea on February 23.

NEPRA to hold hearing in tariff's hike on Thursday

The federal cabinet has already approved increase in electricity prices by Rs 1.95 per unit

PML-N demands govt to immediately reverse power tariff hike

PML-N leader Miftah Ismail said that the revolving debt is increasing by Rs600 billion annually.

Federal govt announces Rs1.95 per unit hike in power tariff

Federal govt announces Rs1.95 per unit hike in power tariff

SCCI asks govt to withdraw hike in electricity tariff

Bilour said the hike in electricity rate would further escalate industrial productivity

NEPRA notifies Rs1.06 per unit rise in power tariff

The decision will put additional burden of over Rs8 billion on consumers.

NEPRA approves Rs1.06 per unit hike in power tariff

The decision will put additional burden of over Rs8 billion on consumer.

Government raises electricity tariff by Rs 0.18 per unit

Government raises electricity tariff by Rs 0.18 per unit

Government readies draft of new National Power Policy 2021

Government readies draft of new National Power Policy 2021

Govt likely to hike power tariff by Rs 1.52

The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) will hold a public hearing on December 30.

NEPRA approves Rs1.11 per unit hike in power tariff

The decision would not be applicable on K-Electric consumers

Govt reduces power tariff for industries by Rs4.96

Discount in tariff is till 30 June 2021.

NEPRA approves 48 paisa hike in power tariff

Electricity production cost for the month of August remained at Rs3.68 per unit.

CPPA recommends 36 paisa per unit hike in power tariff

Hydro-power generation contributed the highest share of 37.18pc to the overall power production

CPPA proposes increasing power tariff by Rs 0.36 per unit

CPPA proposes increasing power tariff by Rs 0.36 per unit

NEPRA approves 83 paisa hike in power tariff

The consumers would pay 12 billion rupees

NEPRA approves Rs 1.62 per unit increase in power tariff

NEPRA approves Rs 1.62 per unit increase in power tariff

PM for utilizing all resources to provide cheap, uninterrupted power to consumers

PM for utilizing all resources to provide cheap, uninterrupted power to consumers

Pakistan's new power capacity plan neither sustainable nor affordable, says new study

Pakistan's new power capacity plan neither sustainable nor affordable, says new study

PM Imran postpones decision to hike power tariff for K-Electric consumers

The meeting also reviewed agreement between K-Electric and the government.

Govt likely to raise electricity tariff by Rs2 per unit

The price hike will put an additional burden of more than Rupees 162 billion on the consumers

CCPA recommends increasing power tariff by Rs1.48 per unit

CPPA had forwarded the request to NEPRA

K-Electric seeks increase in power tariffs for two quarters of 2019

NEPRA will conduct public hearing on March 4, 2020 on the petition of the K-Electric.

Govt considering reduction in electricity price on priority: PM Imran

He said the people are resultantly bearing the whole burden today.

PM Imran calls meeting to contain power sector's skyrocketing circular debt

The premier aims to restrict further increase in the electricity tariffs.

Nepra defers power tariff hike in fuel adjustment for November

The decision to postpone the hearing has been taken upon a CPPA's request.

Govt taking steps for alternate energy resources to provide affordable electricity rates: Minister

He said the previous governments had controlled the tariff rate artificially.

Discos, K-Electric contributed losses of Rs123 billion: NEPRA annual report 2018-19

The report outlined 152 fatal accidents occurred due to violation of prescribed safety standards.

K-Electric issues clarification after power tariff hike

K-Electric said tariff adjustments were mainly on account of increased furnace oil price, gas prices

NEPRA increases power tariff by Rs1.56

Price hike will not be applicable on K-Electric and life line users

Power tariffs for Karachi to increase on account of fuel adjustment

The increase in the cost of electricity has been given on account of fuel adjustment.

Power tariff increased by Rs1.56 per unit

The decision was taken at a monthly public hearing scheduled for Dec. 26 at 11am in Islamabad.

NEPRA approves Rs1.82 per unit increase in electricity tariff

Collectively, the consumers will pay an additional amount of Rs24 billion.

NEPRA reserves ruling as DISCOs file application for Rs17.2 billion recovery of arrears

If approved, the amount will put additional burden on electricity consumers.

NEPRA allows Rs1.82 per unit increase in power tariff

The regulator was told that the highest 37.09pc electricity was generated from hydel sources.

Power tariff likely to be raised by six paisa

NEPRA has set the hearing on August 6 to discuss the proposal of the power companies.

NEPRA increases power tariff by 10 Paisas per unit

The increase came after the cost of fuel went up while power consumers paid lower tariffs.

NEPRA hikes power tariff by 10 paisa per unit

The hike in power tariff will put an additional burden of Rs1.2 billion on consumers.

NEPRA raises power tariff by Rs1.49 per unit

The tariff increase will not be charged to lifeline and K-Electric consumers.

Circular debt to be zero by December 2020: Omar Ayub

60pc electricity is being produced from imported fuel due to flawed policies of the previous govt.

Another power tariff hike on the cards

NEPRA will consider the matter in its meeting being held on May 28.

Tough decisions will prove beneficial for the nation: PM Imran

The adviser said increase in gas and power tariff won’t affect 75 percent masses.

IMF conditions: Power tariff likely to increase by Rs3

A sum of Rs178 billion had been paid to the power companies under the subsidy in 2018

NEPRA issues notification of increase in power tariff by Rs0.80 per unit

Besides, in the month of February, 22.7 percent of the power was generated by water resources.

NEPRA approves increase in power tariff by Rs0.80 per unit

In the month of February, 22.7 percent of the power was generated by water resources.

Masses to face severe load shedding in summer, warns ex-power minister

Laghari declared government's measures to stop theft of electricity inadequate.

Power sector revenue surge Rs40 billion in 3 months: Ayub

The minister said special anti-power theft campaign has been launched in interior Sindh, KP and FATA

CPPA seeks Rs1.23 per unit hike in power tariff

NEPRA is scheduled to hold a public hearing on CPPA's tariff petition on March 20.

NEPRA approves increase in power tariff by Rs1.80 per unit

The NEPRA on Wednesday held a meeting in Islamabad before approving the hike in power tariff.

NEPRA to decide on 63 paisa power tariff hike on Jan 23

However, K-electric, consumers using over 300 units of electricity will not be affected.

CJP questions power secretary on 'irregularities' in payments to IPPs

The court took suo motu notice on IPPs on January 5 in Lahore Registry of SC.

Load-shedding continues in Punjab, Sindh as power shortfall exceeds 2800MW

Load-shedding duration has reached 12-hour in cities while 14 hours in rural areas.

Power tariff reduced by 32 paisa per unit

The decrease in electricity prices will provide a relief of Rs2 billion to the consumers.

NEPRA raises power tariff by 47 paisa per unit

The increase came after cost of fuel went up in November while power consumers paid lower tariffs

Nepra notifies 20-paisa hike in electricity tariff

Consumers of electricity will have to bear an additional burden of about Rs2.50 billion.

Govt decides to form provincial task forces against electricity theft

Pakistan suffers from electricity theft amounting to 200 billion rupees every year.

PM directs urgent measures to reduce electricity tariff; curb theft

PM Imran directs measures to resolve security related issues confronting oil and gas exploring firms

ECC defers power tariff hike yet another time

Govt needs to improve collection mechanism of outstanding payments of influential institutions.

'Path of thorns': An IMF bailout set to impede PM Imran Khan's populist agenda

The IMF predicted Pakistan’s growth will slow to 4 percent in 2019 and fall to about 3 percent later

Inevitable IMF – A Tsunami of inflation on the way

Early signs and indicators of Pakistan’s economic melt-down have started to appear.

NEPRA hikes power tariff by Rs1.16

The price increase will be applicable on all power distribution companies except for K-Electric

No increase in electricity tariff: Fawad Chaudhry

The information minister said ECC decided against increasing the price of electricity.

Senate body wants Islamic scholars to issue fatwa against power theft

Mosques which will issue fatwa will be given the first 400 units of electricity free each month.

Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dams Fund - Who is contributing what?

These projects will assist the government in generating more electricity and storing water.

Power tariff scaled up by Rs1.25 per unit

Approval of increase in power tariff has been accorded under fuel adjustment for the month of May