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  Good News! Consumers to get electricity connections inside 15 days in Delhi

Good News! Consumers to get electricity connections inside 15 days in Delhi

The Union Power Ministry on Thursday said it has made mandatory for distribution companies (discoms) to provide power connections to consumers within 15 days in normal conditions, as it highlighted initiatives taken to ease the process of getting electricity.

Kejriwal gives one week deadline to discoms to solve outages problem

In a stern warning to the private power distribution companies, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today gave deadline of one week to them to address the problem of outages saying government will not hesitate to cancel their licenses if they fail to comply with the directive.

No power shortage in Delhi, outages due to poor maintenance of plants by discoms; AAP govt assures compensation

No power shortage in Delhi, outages due to poor maintenance of plants by discoms; AAP govt assures compensation

Claiming that poor maintenance of electricity plants by discoms was responsible for power cuts, Delhi Power Minister Satyendra Jain on Saturday announced that consumers would be compensated for outages of more than two hours.

HC seeks Centre, AAP govt reply on new DERC chief appointment

The Delhi High Court today sought response of the central and Delhi governments on a plea seeking scrapping of the appointment of the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) chairperson, alleging it to be in violation of rules.

No power tariff hike in Delhi, CM credits it to honest politics

For the first time since 2011, Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) on Thursday announced no hike in power rates in the city at the end of its annual tariff determination process, prompting Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to ascribe it to "honest politics".

No question of hike in electricity bill, clarifies Delhi govt

Delhi Government on Thursday clarified that there will be no hike in the electricity bill, adding that it may further reduce the bill after the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report is out.

DERC likely to announce new tariff rates in a fortnight

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) will hold public hearing on August 4 and 5 as part of the process to finalise the tariff following which the rates for domestic and commercial consumers will be fixed.

Power tariff hiked by 6%, AAP mulling legal options

Reacting to the DERC's decision, the Aam Aadmi Party Government said it will ask the regulator to review the hike as it will put additional burden on the consumers.

Power tariff in Delhi hiked by upto 6%

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission has hiked the power tariff in Delhi by upto six percent effective from Monday.

Power tariff in Delhi likely to rise by 20%

The power tariff in the national capital may see a steep rise of up to 20 percent if Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) accepts a demand of the three private power distribution companies which have strongly sought the hike citing severe fund crunch.

Under attack DERC withdraws power tariff hike within 24 hrs

Facing severe attack from political parties, Delhi's power regulator DERC on Friday withdrew the power tariff hike of up to seven percent which was announced last night.

DERC hikes power tariff by up to 7%; effective Saturday

According to the DERC order, the hike will be 7 percent for consumers of BSES Yamuna Power Ltd while BSES Rajdhani customers will have to shell out 4.5 percent extra on their electricity bills.

Power to cost more in Delhi; DERC hikes tariff by up to 7%

To be applicable from Saturday, the DERC approved a hike of 7 percent for BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL), 4.5 percent for BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) and 2.5 percent for Tata Power.

DERC to review fuel surcharge, tariff may go up in November

Power tariff in the city may go up next month as Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission is all set to levy a fuel surcharge to help the private distribution companies adjust their power purchase cost.

RInfra posts marginal rise in Q1 net profit

Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) Friday posted a marginal rise in net profit on the back of increased incomes for the first quarter of the current fiscal, at Rs.244 crore over the Rs.240 crore recorded in the same quarter of 2013-14.

Power stocks surge as DERC approves tariff hike

Shares of power companies moved higher, surging as much as 4 percent today, after the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) approved tariff hike for in Delhi region FY15. CESC climbed 3.85 percent, while Adani Power gained 3.28 percent and Tata Power rose by 3.53 percent on the BSE.

Clear dues or we will suspend power supply: NTPC to BSES

In a scathing attack on Reliance Group companies BSES Rajdhani and BSES Yamuna, state-run NTPC on Tuesday said it may be forced to suspend electricity supply to the two Delhi discoms if they fail to clear their outstanding bills in time.

DERC hikes tariff by 5%, waives fuel surcharge

Power tariff for domestic consumers was Friday hiked by five percent by Delhi's power regulator DERC but it waived the fuel surcharge, which will mean the hike will be marginal for residents except those in NDMC areas.

Power tariff hiked by 1.5% in Delhi

The DERC has fixed 4.5 percent fuel surcharge for BSES Yamuna Power Ltd and BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd while for Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd the surchgarge will be 3 percent.

Relief for consumers as cap on subsidised power may be raised

Dikshit said Government will make an announcement on providing relief to consumers after Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) announces new tariff next month for the year 2013-14.