Nepra approves reduction of Rs4.89 per unit in FCA for KE consumers – Business


The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Friday approved a reduction of Rs 4.89 per unit for K-Electric (KE) consumers due to Fuel Cost Adjustment (FCA) for electricity consumed in August.

Meanwhile, the power regulator raised the price by Rs 0.19 per unit for ex-Wapda Distribution Companies (Discos) consumers, also on account of FCA for the month of August.

Changes to both rates will be reflected in October bills.

In its notification of adjustment in KE electricity rates, Nepra said that the negative FCA would apply to all categories of consumers, except for basic consumers, domestic consumers using up to 300 units, agricultural consumers and charging stations. of electric vehicles.

“It is clarified that the negative adjustment for the monthly FCA account is also applicable to domestic consumers who have time-of-use meters, regardless of their level of consumption,” he added.

In a separate notice for the Disco tariff change, the energy regulator said the electricity price increase applied to all categories of consumers except electric vehicle charging stations and vital consumers.

“In making the fuel adjustment charges, the nightclubs in question will have to take into account and strictly comply with the orders of the court despite this order,” said Nepra.

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