Delhi power tariff

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".

Sep 24, 2015, 19:54 PM IST

CAG report shows Delhi power cos duped consumers of Rs 8000 cr

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

Aug 19, 2015, 10:50 AM IST

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.

Jun 12, 2015, 21:25 PM IST

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.

Jun 12, 2015, 19:50 PM IST

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.

Nov 14, 2014, 15:39 PM IST

Cut power use if you can`t afford high bill: Delhi CM

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Sunday urged people to reduce their electricity consumption if they cannot afford high power bills.

Feb 24, 2013, 18:32 PM IST

Kejriwal misleading people on power tariff issue: Mukesh Sharma

A senior Congress MLA of Delhi accused Arvind Kejriwal of trying to mislead people on the issue of power tariff and trying to gain political mileage.

Feb 02, 2013, 23:00 PM IST

Electricity to cost more in Delhi from Friday

Delhites will have to shell out more money for electricity from Friday with power regulator DERC effecting upto three percent hike in tariff to adjust the power purchase cost of distribution companies.

Feb 01, 2013, 00:36 AM IST

Power tariff to come down in Delhi for low-end consumers

Amid widespread anger against hike in electricity bills, Delhi's power regulator DERC Monday made adjustments in the tariff structure which could reduce monthly bills of low-end consumers by around 15 percent.

Oct 22, 2012, 21:06 PM IST

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.

Oct 14, 2012, 10:25 AM IST

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.

Sep 26, 2012, 20:21 PM IST

Power tariff in Delhi much less than other major cities: Govt

Seeking to justify the recent hike in power tariff, the Delhi Government said the sector should be looked at "realistically" as the cost of raw materials have increased and that tariff in the capital is "much less" than those in other major cities.

Jul 10, 2012, 16:45 PM IST

Delhi govt tempers power shock with subsidy

A day after the revised electricity tariffs came into effect, the Delhi government Monday announced a subsidy of Re 1 per unit for domestic consumers.

Jul 02, 2012, 12:31 PM IST

Dikshit hints at giving relief to poor from power tariff hike

Sheila Dikshit gave hints of providing some relief to poor consumers from the steep 26 percent hike in power tariff.

Jun 27, 2012, 23:42 PM IST

Sheila govt to subsidise power in Delhi

A day after Delhiites were given ‘electric shock’ in the form of a steep power tariff hike, the government on Wednesday came to the rescue.

Jun 27, 2012, 11:58 AM IST