Delhi's Power Politics
Jul 1, 2015
Delhi News | Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy (with inputs from agencies) | Friday October 30, 2015
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said that the Delhi High Court's move to cancel an audit of the city's three electricity distributors ordered by his government was a "temporary setback".
NDTV | Friday October 30, 2015
Shares of Reliance Infra and Tata Power surged today after the Delhi High Court today upheld the plea of electricity distribution companies (discoms) against Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) audit.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 20, 2015
Realising the potential of solar power, the Lotus Temple has joined the list of institutions benefiting 'Net Metering'- a billing mechanism that credits solar energy owners for the electricity they add to the grid.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 17, 2015
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal held a meeting with Power Minister Satyendar Jain and department officials on Friday over complaints of frequent power cuts made by some of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 25, 2015
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today claimed credit for the Delhi Electricity Authority Commission's (DERC) move to not hike power rates in the city at the end of its annual tariff determination process.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 24, 2015
For the first time since 2011, Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) today 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".
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 24, 2015
The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) today decided not to increase electricity tariff in the national capital.
Opinion | Brinda Karat | Monday August 24, 2015
Two important issues emerge from the AAP position as articulated by Mr. Ashutosh which require reconsideration by the AAP leadership if it is not to be an exercise in self-praise.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 23, 2015
To promote green power generation, the Delhi Jal Board has commissioned the first-ever hydropower plant in East Delhi's Chilla area, which will produce 20,000 kWh of electricity per year.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 4, 2015
Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission's two-day-long public hearing on power tariff fixation began today amidst the steep opposition from a number of Aam Aadmi Party MLAs and representatives of Residents' Welfare Associations here against any hike.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 2, 2015
Delhi's power regulator DERC is all set to announce the revised electricity rates for 2015-16 within a fortnight as it has nearly completed the tariff determination exercise including scrutinising the finances of the three private power distribution companies.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 23, 2015
US-based renewable energy major SunEdison today announced a long-term power agreement with Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd (TPDDL) to supply 180 MW solar power for the New Delhi area.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 19, 2015
Citing the widening revenue gap to be around Rs 28,000 crore, Delhi's three private power distribution companies have pitched for early announcement of annual tariff revision.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 4, 2015
With one of its MLAs arrested in an alleged fake degree case, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today said there is no mechanism with any political party to examine the degrees of its party members.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 3, 2015
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.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 3, 2015
The power bill for Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's official residence stood at over Rs 1.35 lakh for the month of June which prompted Congress and BJP to pounce on the AAP government with both the parties accusing it of wasting public money for personal comfort.
Delhi News | Written by Suparna Singh | Thursday July 2, 2015
A rebel member of Arvind Kejriwal's party was left without any electricity in his office seconds before he began a press conference to share his criticism of the Chief Minister.
Delhi News | Tuesday June 30, 2015
After reports that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had run up an electricity bill of about Rs 91,000 in April and May, his government has come out with an emphatic denial.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 30, 2015
The electricity bill of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's Civil Lines residence was about Rs 91,000 for the months of April and May, according to an RTI reply.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 19, 2015
Surpassing all previous records, the peak power demand today touched 5,846 MW in the national capital, as Delhiites reeled under an intense heat wave conditions.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 16, 2015
Delhi's Power Minister Satyendra Jain on Monday asked the state electricity regulator DERC to review its decision to hike power tariff, saying the move was at variance with rules.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 12, 2015
Power tariff in the national capital was today hiked by up to six per cent by the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) as it restored a surcharge to compensate the private electricity distribution companies for rise in power purchase cost.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 1, 2015
Four proposed power sub-stations which can end electricity crisis in the national capital have failed to see the light of day as land has not been allocated to even one of them by Delhi Government, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on sunday.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 26, 2015
Power tariff in New Delhi is likely to go up next month with the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) directing Delhi's power regulator DERC to restore a surcharge within three months to compensate the discoms for rise in power purchase cost.