K-Electric decides to upsurge electricity tariff
K-Electric decides to upsurges tariff on consuming more than 100 units of electricity.
Expenses are going to increase soon as National Electric Power Regulatory Authority’s (NEPRA’s) approved K-Electric to increase its charges. However, there would be no changes in the rates for those who consume less than 100 units of electricity. Whereas, the new rates would implement from coming month.
Besides, NEPRA has removed additional charges of Rs15.5 from your electricity bill. Meter rent of Rs7.5 and bank charges of Rs8 will not be deducted from next month.
For 100 units’ consumption, the charges will be increased to Rs5.89 per unit, for 101-201 units it will be Rs8.11 and for 201-300 units the rate will be Rs10.20. Those consuming 301-700 units will have to pay a rate of Rs17.60 per unit. The rate of consuming more than 700 units will be Rs20.70.
Tariff would also increase to Rs21.60 in peak hours for people who consume more than 700 units.
It is to remember that peak hours are between 6:30 pm to 10pm.