Generation mix comprised with 527 GWh Hydro, 1,351 GWh Thermal (Fuel) and 1,603 GWh Thermal (Coal) during the reporting quarter, which has changed from 36:31:33 in 2016 to 15:39:46 in first three months of 2017 due to the decrease of hydro power generation as result of the dry weather conditions that prevailed. Further, the total outstanding obligations to the banks of CEB in the first quarter stood at Rs.31,744 million compared to Rs. 39,055 million as at 30.04.2016.
The Treasury has provided Rs. 6,000 million through a supplementary allocation to CEB to compensate for the additional cost incurred in utilizing high cost thermal power generation in order to provide an uninterrupted supply of power to the country.