electricity

1.75% increase in electricity rates approved by govt

1.75% increase in electricity rates approved by govt

November 29, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Consumers using more than 300 units of electricity will be affected by an increase of 1.75% in power tariffs effective from December 1 as the government approved the new rates prior to an executive board meeting of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Effective from December 1, the revised rates[...]
Power tariff to increase as govt anticipates IMF loan tranche

Power tariff to increase as govt anticipates IMF loan tranche

November 16, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Consumers are expected to brace for an electricity tariff hike as the government has decided to raise the current rate prior to receiving a loan tranche of about $450 million from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In accordance with the decision, 10 distribution companies of ex-WAPDA are anticipating Rs17.2[...]