Adani Energy faces State audit after power bills shoot up in Mumbai


Adani Energy faces State audit after power bills shoot up in Mumbai

Just three months after it began operations, Adani Energy is drawing flak from consumers whose bills have shot up to unprecedented levels. Some consumers claim their bills for September and October have shot up by as much as 100 per cent.

Previously known as Reliance Energy, the Mumbai distribution company of Reliance Infrastructure, was acquired by the Adani Group earlier this year.

CM orders audit

On Saturday, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis directed Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule to look into the matter and conduct an audit of past three months’ billing process at Adani Electricity Mumbai Ltd (AEML).

The distribution company has been maintaining that the spike in bills was caused by a change in the weather condition, which in turn reportedly led to a change in the consumption pattern. Read More

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