Islamabad (Staff Report): The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Thursday approved a massive increase of Rs7.91 per unit in the power tariffs.
“The tariff has been determined for the FY2022-23, which on national average is Rs.24.82 per kilowatt hour (or unit), higher by Rs.7.9078/kWh than the earlier determined national average tariff of Rs16.91/kWh,” said the regulator body’s in a statement.
With the new hike, the one-unit price of electrifying has gone up from Rs16.91 to Rs24.82.
The NEPRA has sent the hike to the federal government for notification.
The new tariffs will be applicable after the final notification from the government, read the statement.