Power Tariffs

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.

Jul 27, 2015, 21:57 PM IST

Rail Budget 2015: Power tariffs may rise after hike in freight rates for coal

An official of state-run miner Coal India said that the impact of freight rate hike would be on the landed cost of coal.

Feb 26, 2015, 17:44 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal meets CAG on audit of discoms

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met Comptroller and Auditor General Shashi Kant Sharma and discussed the status of scrutiny of finances of the private power distribution companies by the auditor which was ordered by the AAP government during its first stint.

Feb 25, 2015, 15:19 PM IST

Auction of coal mines to lower power tariff: President

The government is committed to bringing transparency in the allocation of natural resources including coal, the auctions for which have started and would result in lowering power tariff, President Pranab Mukherjee said today.

Feb 23, 2015, 15:57 PM IST

DERC hikes power tariffs in Delhi by over 8%; PPAC scrapped

Amid continuing power cuts, electricity tariffs in Delhi were on Thursday hiked by upto 8.32 percent.

Jul 17, 2014, 12:17 PM IST

People of Delhi will not tolerate any hike in power tariffs: Arvind Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal warned the BJP-led NDA government on Wednesday that the people of Delhi would not tolerate any hike in power tariffs.

Jul 02, 2014, 18:42 PM IST

Rising power tariffs result of populist measures: Saurav Jha

Arvind Kejriwal’s 49 day government in Delhi may now be history, but the very real question of rising electricity prices faced by domestic and industrial consumers in India remains.

Apr 24, 2014, 13:06 PM IST

Pay more for electricity, water in Delhi from today

The headline might sound like an April Fool prank but unfortunately it`s not so. Because beginning Tuesday, your power and water bills in Delhi are set to rise sharply.

Apr 01, 2014, 09:58 AM IST

Delhi HC refuses to stay AAP govt`s decision on CAG audit of power firms

he Delhi High Court on Friday refused to stay the decision of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government to have the accounts of major power firms audited by the Comptroller And Accountant General of India.

Jan 24, 2014, 13:47 PM IST

Deora demands white paper on power tariffs in Maharashtra

Union Minister of State for Shipping Milind Deora on Sunday demanded a "white paper" on power tariffs in Maharashtra to study how subsidies are provided.

Jan 19, 2014, 19:02 PM IST

Power tariffs cheaper in Chhattisgarh than Delhi: Raman Singh

Chief Minister Raman Singh claimed in the Chhattisgarh Assembly that power tariffs in the state were cheaper than those in Delhi.

Jan 10, 2014, 00:20 AM IST

DU colleges should give priority to Delhi students: Vijay Goel

BJP`s Delhi unit demanded that students passing from schools in the national capital should be given priority in admissions to DU-affiliated colleges.

Jun 28, 2013, 22:18 PM IST

Tata Power jumps 6% as CERC allows tariff hike

Shares of Tata Power on Tuesday surged nearly 6 percent in early trade, after electricity regulator CERC allowed the company to raise power tariffs to compensate for an unexpected increase in coal cost.

Apr 16, 2013, 12:18 PM IST

Power tariffs to move in line with rising input cost: PowerMin

Indicating that power tariffs could go up further, Power Ministry has said the price of electricity has to match the rising cost of inputs.

Jan 13, 2013, 13:03 PM IST

Higher import duty to push power tariffs higher by 2%: Icra

The government's decision to impose 21 percent on imported power gear would increase the cost of electricity generated from future plants by about two percent, according to rating agency Icra.

Jul 20, 2012, 19:27 PM IST

Privatization in Power: Less gain, more pain!

Last Tuesday’s (June 26) hike in power tariffs by DERC is steep yet desirable.

Jul 02, 2012, 12:32 PM IST

Privatization in Power: Less gain, more pain!

Last Tuesday’s (June 26) hike in power tariffs by DERC is steep yet desirable.

Jul 01, 2012, 12:58 PM IST

Delhi Metro yet to decide on fare hike

Delhi Metro on Thursday said it has not taken any decision regarding increase in fares in the wake of a steep hike in power tariffs in the capital.

Jun 28, 2012, 17:54 PM IST

Congressmen protest hike in power tariffs in MP

The Opposition Congress on Monday staged protests across Madhya Pradesh against the "steep" hike in power tariffs in the BJP-ruled state.

Apr 09, 2012, 22:45 PM IST

Plan Panel sets up committee to revive power distribution

To revive the country's power distribution sector, which is reeling under huge losses, the Planning Commission has set up a committee headed by B K Chaturvedi to help restore the financial health of the utilities.

Oct 24, 2011, 16:50 PM IST