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.
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.
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.
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.
Delhi News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh (with inputs from PTI) | Friday November 14, 2014
A power tariff hike of up to seven per cent announced in Delhi last night has been withdrawn in less than 24 hours amid a chorus of political criticism ahead of assembly polls just months away.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 14, 2014
Power tariff in the national capital was tonight hiked by up to seven per cent by the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) and will come into effect from Saturday.
Sunday October 5, 2014
Power tariff in the city may go up next month as the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) is all set to levy a fuel surcharge to help the private distribution companies adjust their power purchase cost.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 17, 2014
The Aam Aadmi Party today demanded that the law setting up the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) should be amended to make the panel accountable to the people as it showed "extreme reluctance" to fix the accountability for power cuts in the city.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday May 3, 2014
The power bills of Delhiites will not go up till July as the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) on Friday decided to extend the existing electricity tariff for three months.
Wednesday March 26, 2014
The three distributors in Delhi say they face a revenue loss, built up over years of operations, totalling more than Rs 15000 crore.
Thursday March 20, 2014
State-owned NTPC Ltd will make a presentation within a week to the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) to consider its case against new 5-year tariff regulations, according to sources.
Wednesday March 19, 2014
The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission said last month that it would tighten incentive structures on capacity utilisation and tax treatments for NTPC, sending shares in India's top power producer down sharply to a five-year low.
Tuesday March 11, 2014
Shares in Reliance Infrastructure Ltd gained 5 per cent, while Tata Power surged 4.1 per cent, after the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission laid out a plan to pay the utilities for some of the money owed to them by consumers in the Indian capital.
Thursday February 6, 2014
Reliance Infra-backed BSES discoms on Thursday sought Rs 450 crore "dues" from Delhi government and MCDs to overcome their immediate "financial difficulties" and avoid blackouts in 70 per cent areas even as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) dispensation maintained it will not adopt a "lenient" approach in dealing with the firms.
Delhi News | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Wednesday February 5, 2014
The Delhi government has asked the region's power regulator to revoke the licences of two electricity distributors if they fail to supply power, drawing criticism from the companies.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 4, 2014
Reliance Infra-backed BSES discoms on Tuesday criticised Delhi government for recommending to power regulator DERC to revoke their licenses, saying the proposal was "arbitrary" and "illegal" and will be a huge setback to power sector reforms.
Delhi News | NDTV.com | Friday January 31, 2014
The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission today hiked power prices by upto 8% for a period of three months from February 1 or until any further order. The Delhi government issued a statement condemning the move.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 30, 2013
The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC), which decides power tariff in the city, has not received any request from the city government yet to cut power rates.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 11, 2013
The BJP is holding a rally in Delhi today against the recent power tariff hike introduced in the capital. The Opposition party has made the power tariff hike a political issue ahead of the elections scheduled later this year.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday July 28, 2013
Delhi has the lowest power tariff in comparison to other cities, said Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday, reacting to a protest organised by the opposition in the wake of the recent hike in power rates.
Delhi News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With IANS inputs) | Friday July 26, 2013
The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) today revised the power tariff in the national capital by five per cent.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 25, 2013
The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) is likely to announce a revision in power tariff in the capital in the next few days, its chairman PD Sudhakar said today.
Tuesday April 23, 2013
Electricity rates in the national capital are likely to go up soon with Union Power Ministry turning down a request by Delhi Government to provide cheaper power to the city, while private discoms are pushing for a steep hike in tariff due to increasing operational cost.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Friday February 1, 2013
Arvind Kejriwal, founder of the Aam Admi Party, today accused the Delhi government of colluding with power companies to over-charge consumers for electricity.The Delhi government has refuted Mr Kejriwal's allegations. Power Minister Haroon Yusuf said they were "totally baseless."