NTDC, KE caused loss of Rs451.7 million in 2016-17: Nepra

NTDC, K-Electric caused loss of Rs451.7 million in 2016-17: Nepra

KARACHI: To raise the performance level of the transmission licensees, National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) will conduct periodical monitoring of the licensees as the National Transmission & Dispatch Company (NTDC) and K-Electric (KE) caused a cumulative loss of Rs451.7 million in 2016-17 due to loss of supply incidents and improper utilization of resources, the Performance Evaluation Report of NTDC & KE for FY2016-17 issued by NEPRA on Friday said. The total energy not served (ENS) as reported by NTDC is 74.981 million kWh, and based on the energy transportation charges of NTDC and average energy sale rate Central Power Purchasing Authority (CPPA), the financial impact amounts to around Rs415.2 million. [the_ad id="31605"] Similarly, the total ENS as reported by K-Electric is 2.85 million kWh, and based on the average energy sale rate of KE, the financial impact amounts to around Rs36.5 million. According to the report, the total outages hours recorded at all interconnection points of K-Electric are 7.1 hours that amounts to 31.3 percent decrease in comparison to the preceding year’s 10.32 hours. However, number of interconnection points has remained the same. The average duration of interruption per interconnection point of K-Electric during the reported period remained 1.01 hours, which indicates a 6.3 percent decrease over the previous year’s 1.47 hours. The total outages hours recorded at all interconnection points of NTDC are 515 hours indicating 148.8 percent increase in comparison to the preceding year’s 207 hours.
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