To strengthen city’s power infrastructure, the UT administration plans to spend around Rs 300 crore in next financial year 2019-20. The UT has submitted the same before the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC), in its power tariff petition.
The UT electricity department has planned to bring down transmission and distribution (T&D) losses to 12.65% by 2021-22 financial year. The UT electricity department in its multi-year tariff (MYT) petition submitted before
While the Chandigarh Renewal Energy, Science and Technology Promotion Society (Crest) is struggling to meet the solar power generation target set by the Union government, the UT administration has sent another reminder to the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission
Under pressure from the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for restructuring and reformation, which is mandatory as per the Electricity Act, 2003, a proposal has been mooted for corporatisation of the department.
City residents should brace for higher tariff with electricity department submitting a proposal for enhancement in the existing rates.
Unhappy with the decision of the Chandigarh electricity department to stop connections on gross metering, Chandigarh Renewal Energy and Science & Technology Promotion Society (CREST) has filed a petition with the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC), seeking direction to the department for resumption of gross metering connections.