AAP takes credit for static Delhi power tariff

Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday claimed credit after the power regulator announced that electricity tariff for domestic consumers in the capital won't be raised.

DNA: Power distribution companies inflated dues by Rs 8,000 cr, says CAG report

A report by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has revealed that three private power distribution companies (discoms) in the capital inflated their dues to be recovered from consumers by almost Rs 8,000 crore.

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Congress demands CBI probe after CAG reports of tariff vindication in 2012

The Congress party on Tuesday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry over the Controller and Auditor General (CAG) reports of vindication of the tariff orders in 2012.

AAP MLAs, RWAs warn against power tariff hike in Delhi

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC)'s two-day-long public hearing on power tariff fixation began on Tuesday in the midst of steep opposition from a number of AAP MLAs and representatives of Residents' Welfare Associations here against any hike.

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.

AAP govt-appointed panel recommends removal of DERC chairman, members

A committee, formed by the AAP government to bring out a white paper on Delhi's power sector, has recommended removal of the Chairman and members of Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC), accusing them of "failing" to protect consumer interest and favouring discoms.

CIC to hear electricity tariff issue on Wednesday

The Delhi High Court has refused to give any relief to Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission from a complaint case heard by the CIC to decide whether it has put mandatory information in public domain for seeking citizens' opinion on tariff fixation.

Delhi govt seeks info on relations between power discoms, ex-officials

In a move to establish if any Delhi government official had favoured power distribution companies, authorities Thursday asked the three firms in the city to furnish information regarding their relationship with former government officials.

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.

AAP MLAs oppose electricity tariff hike petitions

A total of 15 AAP legislators have objected to the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) over electricity tariff revision petitions for 2015-16 by private power distribution companies (discoms), the party said on Friday.

AAP MLAs oppose revision of petitions for tariff hike by power discoms

Fifteen AAP MLAs have opposed the petitions seeking tariff hike by power discoms, charging that the power distribution companies are misleading the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission.

Delhi: One-man committee to prepare white paper on power sector

The Delhi government on Thursday formed a one-member committee chaired by former chairman of Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) Bijendra Singh to bring out a white paper on power sector.

BJP, AAP, Congress vie to take credit for rollback of tariff hike

The BJP, AAP and Congress welcomed the electricity tariff roll back by the DERC even as each claimed credit for the move as they prepare for the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls.

DERC withdraws power tariff hike orders

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission on Friday decided to withdraw the power tariff hike of up to seven per cent, which it had 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.