Nepra approves charges of extra Rs3.99 per unit for April electricity.

ISLAMABAD -- The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Monday allowed ex-Wapda distribution companies (Discos) to charge their consumers an additional fuel cost of Rs3.99 per unit as fuel charges adjustment for April.

According to a Nepra notification, Discos had charged consumers a reference fuel tariff of Rs6.61 per unit in April, but the actual fuel cost turned out to be Rs10.6 per unit, a difference of Rs3.99 per unit.

The notification said the increase would be applicable to all consumer categories except for lifeline consumers.

It added that the fuel charge adjustment would be shown separately in the consumers' bills on the basis of units billed to them in April and the charges would be reflected in the bill for June.

Nepra ordered the Discos to keep in view and comply with the orders of the courts while bringing the adjustment charges into effect.

Earlier in June, Nepra approved a hike in the power tariff by Rs7.9 per unit on account of an increase in fuel prices, capacity...

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