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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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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.

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.

Delhi power scene: Cong hits back at Goyal

Congress on Tuesday came down hard on Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal hours after he blamed the 15-year rule of Sheila Dikshit for poor power transmission network and long outages in the city.

Three pvt discoms move larger HC bench against CAG audit

Three private discoms on Friday moved the Delhi High Court against a single judge bench order refusing to stay the city government's decision asking CAG to audit their accounts.

BSES Rajdhani, BSES Yamuna get power supply suspension notices

NTPC on Saturday served notices of power supply suspension to the two Anil Ambani-owned distribution companies in Delhi due to payment issues.

No one will be forced to install "faulty" meter: Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal said people will not be forced to install a "faulty" meter and they can get any of the authorized meters available in the market inducted in their water connection.

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.

Electricity rates likely to go up in Delhi

Electricity rates in the national capital are likely to go up soon.

Delhi to have islanding facility for power supplies by Jan

The islanding scheme comes against the backdrop of massive Northern Grid failure in July this year that affected power supplies to many states and regions, including Delhi.

Grid failure: Delhi govt starts work on islanding facility

The city government has started ground work for setting up the facility after getting a nod to the proposal from both the Power Ministry and the Planning Commission.

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.

Get ready to shell out more on electricity in Delhi

Indicating a substantial hike in power tariff, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday said power regulator DERC will have to take a realistic view of the situation while finalising the new rates.

DERC orders BSES to pay outstanding dues by Feb 1

The DERC had last month asked the discoms to submit a detailed account of their monthly revenue generation.