National Transmission & Dispatch Company (NTDC)’s inability to lay transmission lines to clear power from Thar coal-based power plants has experienced harsh criticism once more, with worries that this could trouble purchasers with an expense of up to Rs80 billion. Regardless of the decrease in power rates for February 2023, because of fuel change charges, purchasers of force dispersion organizations (Discos) may in any case confront higher taxes if past changes of Rs6.3 billion because of framework limitations are permitted. The tax could increment by Rs0.85 per unit assuming that such changes are permitted.
During a formal proceeding led by the Public Electric Power Administrative Power (NEPRA), NTDC mentioned a change of Rs6.7 billion because of the disappointment of clearing power from Thar coal-based power plants. This was met with significant worries from NEPRA, which addressed why NTDC had not made appropriate preparation and a reasonable level of effort to lay the transmission lines, considering the courses of events of Thar coal-based power plants.
The conference uncovered that power request would increment throughout the late spring, and the nation would require higher power age. NTDC authorities said that two transmission lines were at that point set up to empty 1400 MW power, with two additional lines expected to become functional in April to clear 2400 MW power from Thar coal-based plants. NEPRA led a formal conference in regards to the February month to month fuel charges change of DISCOs, managed by Nepra Director Taseef H Farooqui, and went to by other NEPRA individuals. CPPAG had presented a solicitation for an increment of 85 paisa for each unit by virtue of fuel change for the long stretch of February 2023.
As indicated by NEPRA, the decrease adds up to 0.0006 per unit in light of a primer examination of the information. Notwithstanding, the climb could go up to 85 paisa for each unit assuming NTDC can fulfill the expert on the change. The climb will be appropriate for one month in particular and will apply to all clients of DISCOs aside from life saver and electric vehicle charging stations. It will likewise not make a difference to K-Electric (KE) purchasers. The power will give its definite choice after additional examination of the information.
On account of KE’s request for fuel cost charge change for February, a formal proceeding was likewise directed at the Nepra central command. KE had presented a solicitation for an increment of Rs1.66 per unit under Fuel cost change (FCA). As per Nepra’s information, the expansion in FCA for February is from Rs0.56 to Rs1.7 per unit. The last figure will be told later. It will be pertinent for one month in particular and will apply to all KE clients aside from life saver and electric vehicle charging stations. The power will give its definite choice after additional investigation of the information.