Nawaz Government Increases Electricity Tariffs Once Again
What is the current electricity tariff in Pakistan? No one really knows, least of all the poor exhausted consumers who have been facing the continuous hike in electricity rates for many a month now in the form of inflated electricity bills. Despite the increase in cost of electricity, loadshedding... Read more
Audit Report lets Ministry and DISCOs off the Hook in Overbilling
Electricity bills and Pakistani consumers do not make a happy story. Overbilling has been an issue in the country for decades. However the exorbitant and unbelievably high bills and that too in the summer months when load shedding was at its peak, had led to mass protests and demonstrations... Read more
Kilowatt-hour (kWh) and Electric Bills
The kilowatt-hour (kWh) is a unit of energy that is normally used as a billing unit for electricity supplied to consumers by electric distribution companies. As evident from the formula, a kWh is equal to 1,000 watts constantly transmitted over a period of one hour. For instance, an incandescent bulb or tungsten filament... Read more