Make Delhi power panel more accountable: AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party Sunday demanded that the law setting up the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) should be amended to make the panel accountable to the people as it showed "extreme reluctance" to fix the accountability for power cuts in the city.

DERC hikes power tariffs in Delhi by over 8%; PPAC scrapped

Amid continuing power cuts, electricity tariffs in Delhi were on Thursday hiked by upto 8.32 percent.

Delhi Congress warns against any hike in power tariff

Congress on Friday warned against any possible hike in power tariff, saying it will launch a massive agitation if the rates are increased by power regulator DERC, coming under pressure from private power distribution companies.

Power tariff change to be announced only after poll: EC

No changes in power tariff should be announced till the completion of polling in a particular state, the Election Commission ruled on Saturday.

DERC seeks EC nod for initiating process for power tariff hike

Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has sought permission from Delhi Electoral Office to initiate process of power tariff hike, citing it needs at least 30 days from date of public notice.

HC asks DERC to respond to plea on power tariff hike

Delhi High Court asked electricity regulator DERC to file response as to whether it has complied with procedures in permitting 3 discoms to raise power tariff.

DERC asks govt to examine ramifications of scrapping licenses

Delhi`s power regulator DERC on Friday asked AAP government to examine ramifications of possible cancellation of licenses of BSES discoms, particularly about their huge financial liabilities.

Discom licence suspension: `DERC cannot pass final order`

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity Wednesday directed the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) not to to pass the final order in the matter of suspension of licences of BSES discoms as sought by the Aam Aadmi Party government.

DERC asked not to take coercive action against discoms by tribunal

A tribunal for electricity related disputes on Wednesday asked Delhi`s power regulator DERC not to take any "coercive action" against BSES discoms like suspension of their licenses without its nod.

AAP govt asks DERC to revoke licences of Delhi discoms

AAP-led Delhi government asked DERC to revoke licences of power distribution companies should they fail to pay dues to National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and resort to long outages.

DERC chief says any power tariff review will take 3 months

The DERC, which decides power tariff in the city, has not yet received any request from the city government to cut power rates and it may take at least three months for reviewing the existing charges if such a proposal is made.

BJP opposes DERC move to initiate process to hike power tariff

Opposing the move by Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) to hike power tariff, BJP on Friday said the regulator is working in a doubtful manner.

BJP, AAP protest power tariff hike move in DERC public hearing

The public hearing organised by DERC to consider hike in power tariff witnessed strong protest by BJP and Aam Admi Party which slammed it for considering another increase in electricity rates.

BJP accuses Delhi government of conspiracy in power tariff

BJP accused Delhi government of involvement in conspiracy in stalling power regulator DERC to effect a 23%cut in tariff alleging Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit "sided" with private power discoms.

Delhi BJP demands DERC chief`s resignation

Delhi BJP Friday sought to find fault with DERC`s reply on their queries related to tariff determination process, saying they have not given any specific answer and demanded the resignation of its chief.

Discoms cannot levy 8% surcharge on latest tariff hike

Delhi`s power regulator DERC has directed private power distribution companies not to levy eight percent additional surcharge on the tariff hike it effected from this month.

Dikshit seeks Centre`s help to insulate electricity consumers

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday sought financial assistance from the Union Power Ministry to insulate consumers from any possible hike in power tariff.

DERC set to announce relief for power consumers

As per earlier slabs, consumers were charged Rs 3 for first 200 units and then Rs 4.80 for consumption between 201 units and 400 units.

DERC to review power tariff structure

Flooded with complaints of inflated bills, the DERC may examine making certain adjustments in power tariff structure.

Privatization in Power: Less gain, more pain!

Last Tuesday’s (June 26) hike in power tariffs by DERC is steep yet desirable.