Polls over, PSERC to announce new power tariff soon


Polls over, PSERC to announce new power tariff soon

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) is all set to announce the new power tariff rates across categories soon. The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), in its annual revenue requirement (ARR) filed with the PSERC, had sought a hike of around 8% to 14% on various categories of consumers in November 2018.

However, the state government that had been in line of fire for inflated power bills and put off the revision of the power tariff till the Lok Sabha elections.

The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has already sought a substantial hike in the power tariff to cut down revenue deficit and the carry forwards that had been imperilling its financial health for the last few years.

The corporation had been able to bring down its losses during the last fiscal by selling the surplus power that was available to the state Read More

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