Power discom TPDDL, supplying electricity to nearly 70 lakh consumers in north and northwest Delhi, on Saturday claimed it has suffered a huge annual loss of Rs 150 crore due to power theft in some pockets of its distribution area.
Its aggregate technical and commercial losses range between 50 per cent and 60 per cent, against the overall figure of 8.4 percent, in 24 villages in Narela and Bawana areas. “Power theft leading to annual revenue loss of over Rs 150 crores from Narela and Bawana was reported in 2017-18,” a spokesperson of Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL) said.
The AT&C (aggregate technical and commercial) losses have been brought down from 53 per cent to 8.4 percent since TPDDL took over from erstwhile Delhi Vidyut Board (DVB) in 2002, he said. Read more
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