Rs3.75 per unit increase in December electricity bills for Karachi residents

ISLAMABAD: The people of Karachi will pay Rs3.75 per unit additionally in December electricity bills for power they used in September.

The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) approved a request of K-Electric seeking the hike in electricity tariff on account of fuel adjustment charges for the month.

The regulator notified the hike today. The notification came after the Nepra conducted a hearing on the petition of the port city’s sole power distributor.

The tariff hike will be applicable to all the consumer categories except for lifeline consumers.

The hike “shall be shown separately in the consumers’ bills on the basis of units billed to the consumers in the respective month to which the adjustment pertains”, the notification read.

“K-Electric shall reflect the fuel charges adjustment in respect of September 2021 in the billing month December 2021.”

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