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 increasi...
Press Trust of India | Sunday February 24, 2013
Under attack for the rise in power tariff, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday said people will have to pay if they want round-the-clock power supply.
Press Trust of India | Thursday January 31, 2013
Delhites will have to shell out more money for electricity from Friday with power regulator DERC effecting upto three per cent hike in tariff to adjust the power purchase cost of distribution companies.
Wednesday January 30, 2013
Power sector regulator CERC today admitted a plea of Reliance Power's subsidiary for upward revision of tariff from its under-construction Sasan ultra-mega power project in Madhya Pradesh.
Press Trust of India | Monday October 22, 2012
Amid widespread anger against hike in electricity bills, Delhi's power regulator DERC on Monday made adjustments in the tariff structure which could reduce monthly bills of low-end consumers by around 15 per cent.
Press Trust of India | Friday October 12, 2012
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was today booed and a slipper hurled at her at a public function in north east Delhi by a group of India Against Corruption activists, protesting price rise and stiff hike in power tariff.
Monday October 8, 2012
Under increasing attack for hiking the electricity rates, Delhi's power regulator DERC today started a process to adjust the tariff structure to bring down monthly bills of low-end consumers by up to 18 per cent.
Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Sunday October 7, 2012
Arvind Kejriwal and other members of India Against Corruption (IAC) burned electricity bills and protested against hikes in power tariff in several parts of the national capital on Sunday.
Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday October 7, 2012
Arvind Kejriwal and other members of India Against Corruption (IAC) have threatened to burn electricity bills on Sunday to protest hikes in power tariff in the national capital.
Press Trust of India | Saturday October 6, 2012
Activist Arvind Kejriwal today launched a 'bijli-paani satyagraha' in Delhi to protest against "inflated" power and water bills and hike in tariffs by restoring electricity connection to the household of a labourer which was disconnected for non-paym...
Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Sunday September 23, 2012
For the first time after splitting from Anna Hazare, anti-graft activist Arvind Kejriwal today led a protest against hike in power tariffs, alleging that the Delhi government and private discoms were out to loot people.
Press Trust of India | Sunday July 1, 2012
The 26 per cent hike in power tariff for domestic consumers in the city will come into effect from today. The new rates were announced by the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) on Wednesday.
Raj Kumar Sahu | Thursday June 28, 2012
It is learnt that 22 state governments have approached the electricity regulators in their respective states and a hike in tariff is round the corner.
Wednesday June 27, 2012
Tariff for domestic consumption has been hiked by 24%, while commercial power tariff will be higher by 19.5%.
Varun Sinha | Wednesday June 27, 2012
Power stocks rose on the back of a sharp tariff hike in Delhi, a key market for power companies.