ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Thursday increased the power tariff by Rs5.94 per unit on account of fuel charges adjustment (FCA) for January 2022.
The FCA for January 2022 will be charged with the bill of March 2022, which will be paid by all consumer categories of distribution companies, except for lifeline customers of all ex-WAPDA distribution companies (XWDISCOs).
The said adjustment shall be shown separately in the consumers’ bills based on units billed to the consumers in the month of January 2022 by the XWDISCOs.
The Rs5.94 increase will put a burden of Rs58.5 billion on consumers, including GST.
“While effecting the fuel adjustment charges, the concerned XWDISCOs shall keep in view and strictly comply with the orders of the courts notwithstanding this order,” the notification read.
Earlier, the regulatory authority had increased power tariff by Rs3.09 per unit on account of FCA for December 2021.
According to a notification issued in this regard, the FCA for December 2021 was charged with the bill of February 2022, which will be paid by all consumer categories of distribution companies, except for lifeline and K-Electric consumers.