Electricity is costly in Pakistan, in this scenario you should know how much it costs and what is the per unit electricity rate in Pakistan 2021. Electricity which is commonly called Bijli in national language of Pakistan. It is supplied through divisional electric supply companies all over the country in Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and KPK provinces. There is little difference in prices per unit.
NEPRA, The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority is controlling and regulating the electricity supply in Pakistan. NEPRA decides and provides suggestions to increase or decrease the rate of electricity to government of Pakistan.
Though in bill calculation section you can easily see per unit rate of electricity we are providing information about prices of all electric supply companies in Pakistan. Electric supply companies are working under the WAPDA, Pakistan Water & Power Development Authority. WAPDA is maintaining power and water resources in Pakistan.
Electricity per Unit Price in Pakistan October 2021 – Bijli Rate
Electricity prices range from Rs. 2 to Rs. 23 per unit in domestic connections. However rates are higher in Commercial, industrial, agricultural category connections.
Domestic Connection per unit rate
Prices differ with respect to number of units consumed. There are unit slabs against which cost is different.
|Number of Units||Rate per 1 Unit (kWh)|
|Above 700||Rs. 23.92|
Commercial Connection per unit rate
|Load Type||Rate per Unit (kWh)|
|Less than 5kW load||Rs. 20.66|
|More than 5kW load||Rs. 24.14|
Today: October 26, 2021
Note: FC Surcharge @ Rs. 0.43/kWh and NJ Surcharge @ 0.10/kWh are applicable in addition to above on all consumer categories except life line.
Nepra Electricity Price News October 2021:
The Central Power Purchasing Agency has proposed an increase in the price of electricity by Rs2.65 per unit, according to the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA), which has been made in the context of fuel adjustment.
In September, 36.2 percent of electricity was generated from water, 17.05 percent from coal, and the cost of energy generated from pricey furnace oil was Rs 19.23 per unit, according to the CPPA.
According to the petition, 8.9% of electricity was generated from local gas and 18.9% from imported LNG.
The hearing on the Central Power Purchasing Agency’s request will be conducted on October 27, according to NEPRA.
Structure of Electricity prices in Pakistan:
Structure of electricity cost is consisted of following parameters.
- Electric Supply Company Charges
- Cost of Units Consumed as per unit rate
- Meter rent (not applicable to everyone)
- Service rent (not applicable to everyone)
- Fuel Price Adjustment
- C Surcharge
- R Surcharge
- QTR Tarrif ADJ/DMC
- Government Charges
- Electricity Duty
- TV Fee
- General Sales Tax (GST)
Electricity Bill Calculation in Pakistan:
If your connection is domestic you can easily calculate your monthly bill if you know the number of consumed electricity units. Below I have given an example of bill calculation MEPCO company.
Example bill calculation – MEPCO:
|Number of electricity units: 433|
Electric Company Charges:
Electric Company Charges + Government Charges = Rs. 8,498
These rates are applicable to all below electric companies in Pakistan.
- MEPCO – Multan Electric Power Company
- LESCO – Lahore Electric Supply Company
- GEPCO – Gujranwala Electric Power Company
- FESCO – Faisalabad Electric Supply Company
- IESCO – Islamabad Electric Supply Company
- PESCO – Peshawar Electric Supply Company
- HESCO – Hyderabad Electric Supply Company
- SEPCO – Sukkur Electric Power Company
- QESCO – Quetta Electric Supply Company
- TESCO – Tribal Areas Electric Supply Company
You can also download or check your duplicate electricity bill online from respective company website.
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