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Javed Mirza
Sunday, October 13, 2013
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KARACHI: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has notified the revised subsidy as indicated by the federal government to different consumer categories pertaining to ex-Wapda companies.

 

The government has allowed subsidy on electricity consumption for residential, commercial, industrial and agriculture consumers to maintain a uniform rate for the consumers throughout the country.

 

The tariffs for different distribution companies are determined by Nepra in accordance with their revenue requirements and based upon the efficiency benchmarks; thus, the same varies from a distribution company to another; however, as a matter of policy and prevailing practice, the government apply uniform tariff across the country, it said.

 

For the Islamabad Electric Supply Company (Iesco), the per unit subsidy on residential consumption ranges from Rs2 on the consumption of up to 50 units; Rs5.21 for up to 100 units; Rs6.89 for usage of 101 to 200 units; Rs2.91 for usage of 201 to 300 units; Rs1 for 301-700 units, while there will be no subsidy on the consumption of above 700 units per month.

 

For Iesco’s agriculture consumption, the subsidy ranges from Rs1.49 per unit to Rs7.65 per unit, the notification revealed.

 

For the Gujranwala Electric Power Company (Gepco), the per unit subsidy on residential consumption ranges from Rs2 on the consumption of up to 50 units; Rs6.31 for up to 100 units; Rs6.89 for usage of 101 to 200 units; Rs2.91 for usage of 201 to 300 units; Rs1 for 301 to 700 units and Rs1 subsidy on the consumption of above 700 units per month.

 

For Gepco’s commercial and industrial consumption, the government has allowed subsidy of Rs1 per unit during peak hours on different ranges of consumption, while the subsidy for agriculture ranges from Rs1.85 per unit to Rs8.65 per unit.

 

For the Lahore Electric Supply Company (Lesco), the per unit subsidy on residential consumption ranges from Rs2 on the consumption of up to 50 units; Rs5.30 for up to 100 units; Rs5.89 for usage of 101 to 200 units; Rs1.91 for usage of 201 to 300 units; Rs1 for 301 to 700 units, while there will be no subsidy on the consumption of above 700 units per month, it revealed.

 

For Lesco’s agriculture consumption, the subsidy ranges from Rs1.49 per unit to Rs7.65 per unit.

 

For the Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (Fesco), the per unit subsidy on residential consumption ranges from Rs2 on the consumption of up to 50 units; Rs6.78 for up to 100 units; Rs7.39 for usage of 101 to 200 units; Rs3.41 for usage of 201 to 300 units; Rs1.5 for 301 to 700 units and Rs1.5 subsidy on the consumption of above 700 units per month.

 

For Fesco’s commercial and industrial consumption, the government has allowed subsidy of Rs1.5 per unit during peak hours and four paisas per unit during off-peak hours on different ranges of consumption, while subsidy for agriculture ranges from Rs2.35 per unit to Rs9.15 per unit.

 

For the Multan Electric Power Company (Mepco), the per unit subsidy on residential consumption ranges from Rs2 on the consumption of up to 50 units; Rs7.71 for up to 100 units; Rs7.54 for usage of 101 to 200 units; Rs3.56 for usage of 201 to 300 units; Rs1.65 for 301 to 700 units and Rs1.5 subsidy on the consumption of above 700 units per month.

 

For Mepco’s commercial and industrial consumption, the government has allowed subsidy of Rs1.5 per unit on different ranges of consumption, while the subsidy for agriculture ranges from Rs2.49 per unit to Rs9.15 per unit.

 

For the Peshawar Electric Supply Company (Pesco), the per unit subsidy on residential consumption ranges from Rs2 on the consumption of up to 50 units; Rs9.21 for up to 100 units; Rs8.39 for usage of 101 to 200 units; Rs4.41 for usage of 201 to 300 units; Rs2.5 for 301 to 700 units and Rs2.5 subsidy on the consumption of above 700 units per month.

 

For Pesco’s commercial and industrial consumption, the government has allowed subsidy of Rs2.5 per unit in peak hours and Rs3 in off-peak hours on different ranges of consumption, while the subsidy for agriculture ranges from Rs3.5 per unit to Rs10.15 per unit.

 

For the Hyderabad Electric Supply Company (Hesco), the per unit subsidy on residential consumption ranges from Rs2 on the consumption of up to 50 units; Rs9.21 for up to 100 units; Rs9.13 for usage of 101 to 200 units; Rs5.15 for usage of 201 to 300 units; Rs2.5 for 301 to 700 units and Rs2.5 subsidy on the consumption of above 700 units per month.

 

For Hesco’s commercial and industrial consumption, the government has allowed subsidy of Rs2.5 per unit during peak hours and Rs3 per unit during off-peak hours on different ranges of consumption, while subsidy for agriculture ranges from Rs3.5 per unit to Rs10.15 per unit.

 

For the Sukkur Electric Power Company (Sepco), the per unit subsidy on residential consumption ranges from Rs2 on the consumption of up to 50 units; Rs9.21 for up to 100 units; Rs7.89 for usage of 101 to 200 units; Rs3.91 for usage of 201 to 300 units; Rs1 for 301 to 700 units and Rs2 subsidy on the consumption of above 700 units per month.

 

For Sepco’s commercial and industrial consumption, the government has allowed subsidy of Rs2 per unit during peak hours and Rs3 per unit during off-peak hours on different ranges of consumption, while the subsidy for agriculture ranges from Rs3 per unit to Rs9.65 per unit.

 

For the Quetta Electric Supply Company (Qesco), the per unit subsidy on residential consumption ranges from Rs2 on the consumption of up to 50 units; Rs5.21 for up to 100 units; Rs5.89 for usage of 101 to 200 units; Rs1.91 for usage of 201 to 300 units, while there will be no subsidy on the consumption of above 300 units per month.

 

For Qesco’s agriculture consumption, the subsidy ranges from Rs1.16 per unit to Rs6.65 per unit.