Discoms oppose AAP govt's move to impose penalty for outages

Delhi's private power distribution companies have opposed AAP government's move to penalise them for unscheduled load shedding, saying investment to the tune of thousands of crores would be required to capture exact duration of outage which would require major hike in tariff.

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.

Ensure uninterrupted power supply: Delhi govt tells discoms
Ensure uninterrupted power supply: Delhi govt tells discoms

Aam Aadmi Party government Thursday warned discoms of "serious consequences" if they resort to unreasonable excuses for load shedding and directed them to ensure uninterrupted power supply in the national capital.

Discoms trying to scuttle CAG audit: Aam Aadmi Party

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday alleged that the private power distribution companies were trying to scuttle the audit of their accounts by the CAG and warned that the party would protest any further rise in electricity tariff in the national Capital.

LG lifts restrictions on supply of power in Delhi

Delhi`s Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Friday lifted the restrictions imposed on supply of power in malls, offices and on high mast halogen lights during nights.

Delhi`s power demand touches season`s highest of 5,528 MW

Power demand in the city on Wednesday recorded the season`s highest of 5,528 MW, with the BSES discoms saying they are making all-out efforts to provide better electricity supply to consumers.

No electricity tariff hike for Delhiites till July

With the power regulatory body refusing to increase the power-purchase cost adjustment charges as demanded by the discoms, Delhiites can breathe a sigh of
relief till July.

Delhi Cong threatens to launch strike if hike in power tariff

Delhi Congress on Thursday said they will launch a series of agitations across the city if DERC allows power distribution companies to increase power tariff.

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.

Haryana employees` strike ends

The 72-hour strike by around two lakh employees of the Haryana government and semi-government bodies ended, even as normal life remained affected due to power cuts and disruption of water supply.

BSES discoms reject charge on AT&C losses issues

Reliance Infra-backed BSES discoms, which supply power in 70 per cent areas of Delhi,have rejected allegations that they did not pass on financial benefit on account of bringing down AT&C losses to consumers.

Discoms to be penalised for unscheduled power cuts: Kejriwal

Power distribution companies in the capital will be penalised if their reasons for unscheduled power cuts are found unsatisfactory, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said Thursday.

Delhi govt asks power firms to cooperate with CAG audit

Delhi Government warned private power distribution companies that their licenses may be cancelled if they do not cooperate with Comptroller and Auditor General which is scrutinising their finances.

CAG audit of private power companies to begin today

Comptroller & Auditor General (CAG) audit of private power distribution companies will start from Thursdday after Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government stood his ground stating that there are enough reasons to audit the companies.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal orders CAG audit of private power companies from Thursday

Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday stood firm on the decision to audit the power companies saying that there are enough reasons for the companies to be audited.

Arvind Kejriwal`s New Year gift to Delhiites - power rates cut by 50% in lower slabs

After fulfilling his party`s promise of providing free supply of 700 litres of water everyday for Delhi households, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday gave Delhiites a perfect New Year gift by slashing electricity charges and promising further revision of power tariffs.

Discoms are haughty: Delhi consumer forum

Discoms are "haughty" and "revel in harassing customers," the Delhi State Consumer Commission has held, while dismissing BSES Yamuna`s plea against an order directing it to refund excess power charges it had "coerced" a lady doctor into paying for alleged theft of electricity.

Delhi BJP promises to allow multiple discoms, opposes tariff hike

Opposing any further hike in power tariff, Delhi BJP Chief Vijay Goel today promised that multiple discoms will be allowed to supply power if his party wins in assembly polls later this year so that the rates go down drastically.

Perform or `face the music`, Delhi CM warns discoms

Unhappy over frequent load shedding this winter, Delhi CM told discoms that power outages during peak summers would not be "tolerated" and asked them to keep the capital`s roads well-illuminated throughout the year.

HC notice to Delhi govt, discom on PIL over faulty power bills

The city government was on Wednesday asked by the Delhi High Court to respond to a plea for damages to consumers from the government.