Power bill too high in Mumbai? MERC appoints fact-finding committee against Adani Electricity


Power bill too high in Mumbai? MERC appoints fact-finding committee against Adani Electricity

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) on Friday said consumer complaints against high electricity bills sent by Adani Electricity Mumbai Ltd (AEML) to be genuine.

MERC has also appointed a fact-finding committee to investigate the matter and they will observe the bill of Adani Electricity for the current month.

“The commission has appointed a two-member fact-finding committee to look into the reasons for the sudden upsurge in consumption/ other reasons which might have led to increase in electricity bills in Mumbai and the recommended corrective steps to ensure that such incidents don’t recur, MERC said.

In a press conference held in Mumbai, MERC said that over 1 lakh customers of Adani electricity had reported hikes of at least 20 percent in their billing amounts. Read More

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