Sindh government asked to clear dues
The federal government has asked the Sindh government to clear its dues of Rs 60 billion which will help reduce load-shedding. The government had promised not to conduct load shedding during Sehr, Iftar, and Taraveeh times, but it has failed to live up to its promises. The government searching... Read more
The government has announced an amnesty scheme for electricity bill defaulters to encourage defaulters to pay the outstanding dues. The scheme was originally going to waive 50% of the bill if it was paid by July, 40% by August, and 30% by September. The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) gave... Read more
Check your WAPDA Electricity bill online for this month
Did you know that you could view an online copy of your current month’s electricity bill? As trivial as it may sound, majority of the people are unaware that such a facility exists for Pakistani consumers for their WAPDA bill. This is an extremely useful resource considering that consumers... Read more
7 Culprits for High Electricity Bills and Their Solutions
Have you been receiving abnormally high WAPDA electricity bills, leaving you scratching your head? This article is precisely for you. Read on! It is not unusual that consumers in Pakistan have been receiving exorbitantly high electricity bills or WAPDA bills ever since the Nawaz Government came into power. The... Read more
Check Your SEPCO Online Bill for This Month
Do you live in Sukkur? If so then you most definitely receive an electricity bill from the Sukkur Electric Power Company or SEPCO. You can easily check an online or duplicate copy of your SEPCO bill for the current month. This online facility lends a lot of convenience to... Read more
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