ECC approves tariff hike of up to PKR 2.89 for K-Electric

ECC has approved an increase of up to PKR 2.89/unit in the tariff for KE consumers. It also approved quarterly adjustment of KE tariff for the period Jul’16 to Mar’19. As a relief measure for the people of Karachi amid the coronavirus outbreak and ahead of Ramazan, the ECC has directed to notify the tariff after three months. In the meantime, it directed the Finance and Power Divisions to facilitate KE through advance provision of subsidy amounting to PKR 26Bn. The tariff revision would have an impact of PKR 1.09 to PKR 2.89/kWh on various categories of consumers.