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No electricity tariff hike for Delhiites till July

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 14:20

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.

PowerMin mulls Rs 6k cr subsidy to discoms for cheap power

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 17:13

Power Ministry has initiated the process of sourcing gas for fuel-starved power projects and has proposed Rs 6,000 crore subsidy for distribution companies so that they can sell electricity at lower rates to consumers.

Dikshit misleading people on power tariff issue: BJP

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 22:24

The war of words between Congress and BJP on the power tariff issue escalated with the Opposition accusing Sheila Dikshit of "misleading" people.

Sheila warns against BJP`s promise of power tarrif cut

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 22:31

Dismissing BJP`s promise to bring down electricity rates by 30 per cent if voted back to power, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Friday said tariff could be brought down only by effecting ten-hour power cuts.

Electricity rates likely to go up in Delhi

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 23:31

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

DERC to adjust tariff structure for low-end power consumers

Last Updated: Monday, October 08, 2012, 22:06

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.

Open access can help in reducing power tariffs, says IEX

Last Updated: Sunday, July 15, 2012, 12:05

A leading power bourse, IEX has about 95 percent share of the power trading market in the country.

Sheila govt to subsidise power in Delhi

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 27, 2012, 11:58

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.

Pranab, Montek ask states to raise power rates

Last Updated: Saturday, October 22, 2011, 17:26

The Centre on Saturday asked states to raise electricity charges to improve the financial health of power distribution companies, which are facing difficulty in raising fund from banks on account of poor balance sheet.