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NEPRA reduces tariff for DISCOs

ISLAMABAD – The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Tuesday reduced power tariff for distribution companies (DISCOs) by 0.9 paisa per unit under the fuel adjustment price for the month of February.
The hearing for fuel adjustment was held under NEPRA chairman Khalid Saeed on an application moved by the Central Power Purchasing Agency. However, the regulator was informed that the government still had to pass the reduction in tariff of Rs 1.08 per unit for

NEPRA raises tariff for GENCOs by Rs 0.75 to Rs 2 per kwh

ISLAMABAD – The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has jacked up power tariff by between Rs 0.75 and Rs 2 per kilowatt hours (kWh) for three generation companies (GENCOs) due to the rise in furnace oil prices with effect from March 15.
According to the notifications issued by NEPRA, the tariff for various units of the Northern Power Generation Company Limited (NPGCL), Jamshoro Power Generation Company Limited (JPGCL) and Central Power Generation Company Limited

SC requested to direct NEPRA to finalise power tariff

ISLAMABAD – Former Punjab governor and lawyer for Walters Power International and its associate Pakistan Power Resources (PPR), on Tuesday requested the Supreme Court to direct the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) to finalise power tariff for rental power companies at the earliest.
The case of Rental Power Projects (RPPs) was fixed before a four-member Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Muhammad Sair Ali, Justice Ghulam

NEPRA grills KESC over new campaign

KARACHI: While taking notice of the fresh campaign of Karachi Electric Supply Company against power theft, National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has warned KESC against violation of NEPRA rules.
Through its media campaign, KESC is threatening that the power thieves would face three years of imprisonment or over Rs 0.15 million fine. But NEPRA has made it clear that KESC cannot not register an FIR against registered consumers. However, the company can take legal

NEPRA increases KESC tariff by 58 paisa per unit

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has approved an increase of 58 paisa per unit in the power tariff of Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC). The fresh hike in power tariff has been approved for the month of October in the form of fuel adjustment charges, while the raise would be applicable from January. During a public hearing, NEPRA on behalf of KESC had requested for an increase in power tariff as part of annual fuel adjustment.
NEPRA also

SC asks NEPRA to explain position in RPP scam

ISLAMABAD: Taking suo motu notice of a multi-million dollar scam in the rental power plants (RPPs) project, Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Chaudhry on Friday issued notice to the NEPRA chairman to appear and refute with documentary proof the corruption allegations.
The CJP also issued notices to the proprietors and owners of the Central Power Generation Co Ltd through NEPRA to appear and submit a reply. Notices were also served on WAPDA and PEPCO.
The CJP, however,

SC summons NEPRA chief, WAPDA officials in RPPs case

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) chairman, former and incumbent officials of WAPDA and shareholders of Genco Power, involved in the contract deal for rental power plants (RPP), to appear in court on October 26.
The court allowed them to either appear in person or through their representatives, with the assurance that they would appear in court whenever it asked them to.
A three-member Supreme Court

NEPRA to rationalise wind energy tariff

ISLAMABAD: The government is probable to introduce an upfront tariff for wind energy projects, instead of the prevalent system of reverse tariff calculation by the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA).
Official sources from the Ministry of Water and Power disclosed that a proposal for introduction of feed-in-tariff in the power sector was considered and later initial implementation was decided in the wind power sector. Currently, investors need to design a