Nepra issues show cause notice to KE over power outages

ISLAMABAD: National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) issued a show cause notice to K-Electric on Friday over irregular power shortages and failure to provide quality service to Karachi. K-Electric has been given 15 days to reply.


According to spokesperson NEPRA, K-Electric has repeatedly failed to produce adequate electricity and has been found violating the terms and conditions of its contract.

The NEPRA spokesperson said that K-Electric willfully produced less electricity than required and tried to mislead NEPRA by keeping the regulatory authority in the dark adding that K-Electric did not take any precautionary measures to deal with the shortage as well.

K-Electric is bound to reply to NEPRA in 15 days according to section 28 and 29 of NEPRA Act.

According to the spokesperson, NEPRA has been presented with the investigative report regarding electricity outages in month of Ramzan.

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