State of power industry report is an indictment of the system operators
- Oct 3, 2022 4:49 pm GMT
Two days back, NEPRA unveiled the State of Industry Report 2022 which was an indictment of the system operators and also a question mark on the monitoring role of the regulator. The protection of public interest should be the main function of the regulator but it has been observed that NEPRA always tried to side with the Government. The allegations of over-invoicing while determining the tariff and lenient attitude towards wrongdoings of Government system operators make the credibility of the regulator very weak.
As per the report,
During the period, 4,498 MW was added to the system and now the total installed generation capacity is 43,775 MW. The peak demand of 28,253 MW was witnessed in
NEPRA acknowledge that it fails to get implement its direction from CCPA-G to carry out financial and technical audit while procuring the electricity on behalf of the DISCOs. The operation of efficient power plants on part load took
In FY 2022, the performance of the transmission system was also on the decline and underutilized. The
The distribution segment remained the poor performer in the power sector. The
The report praised the net metering phenomenon as it is in the interest of the power sector and needs to be encouraged. The net metering consumers generated and exported 150.67 MWh and avoided the costlier power plants generation of 30/kWh. It also improved the voltage in respective areas and helped in the reduction of
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