Islamabad : National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has approved the increase power tariffs for three independent power plants(IPPs) as well as rental power plant (RPPs) here on Wednesday. The increase in tariff would be implemented from 15 February. According to the notification issued by NEPRA those generation companies which were allowed to increase their power tariff are Jamshoro Power Plant, Northern Power Plant and Gulf Rental Power Plant.
As per details Jamshoro Power Plant has been allowed to enhance 53 paisa per unit, while Northern Power Generation Plant may raise its tariff by 46 paisa per unit. Gulf Rental Power Plant is allowed to increase the rates by 42 paisa per unit.
According to the sources , the rates are revised due to increase in rates of furnace oil in international market on the request of these three companies. NEPRA has forwarded the summary to Ministry of Water and Power for notifying the increase in this regard.-ONLINE