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DERC chief's removal will lead to chaos: Satyendar Jain

Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain on Saturday reiterated his government`s stand on the appointment of Krishna Saini as Chairperson of the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) and said that there will be "absolute chaos" in the national capital if Saini`s appointment is cancelled.

Reconsider removal of DERC chief, Arvind Kejriwal urges Najeeb Jung

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday urged Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to "reconsider" his order removing Krishna Saini as Chairperson of the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC).

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

Power tariff hiked in Delhi by up to 8%

The power sector regulator in New Delhi has approved a 6-8 percent surcharge on power purchase costs by electricity distribution companies, a notice on the regulator`s website said on Friday.

DERC set to announce relief for power consumers

After widespread complaints of inflated power bills, Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission had last month proposed to revert to earlier slabs for calculating power tariffs which was abolished while effecting a 26 percent hike in tariff for domestic consumers in June.

DERC to adjust tariff structure for low-end power consumers

Under increasing attack for hiking the electricity rates, Delhi's power regulator DERC Monday started a process to adjust the tariff structure to bring down monthly bills of low-end consumers by up to 18 percent.

DERC proposes to review power tariff structure

In the wake of widespread complaints of inflated power bills, Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) Wednesday proposed to make certain adjustments in power tariff structure which may bring relief to a majority of consumers.

DERC penalises Tata Power-backed discom

The order by Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission, which is a quasi-judicial body, came in response to a petition filed against TPDDL by Vijender Kumar Sharma, a resident of Tri Nagar in East Delhi.

DERC finalises measures to improve power distribution infra

Delhi's power regulator DERC has finalised a number of measures to improve power distribution infrastructure in the city which include appointment of independent consultants to check its maintenance and upkeep by private companies.

Power stocks rise on tariff hike in Delhi

Shares of Tata Power and Reliance Infrastructure on Wednesday gained around 2 percent following electricity tariff hike in the national capital, a move that would benefit the two companies' power distribution arms.