The RWA federation has demanded an immediate roll back of UP government’s recent hike in power tariff and abolition of fixed charges and security deposit. A delegation met the city magistrate on Wednesday and handed over a memorandum addressed to the chief minister.
Your electricity bill will shoot up by around 12% with the tariff hike coming into effect from Thursday. The power tariff has been hiked after almost two years. UP Power Corporation Limited had issued a public notification on September 5 stating tariff would be raised in seven days.
The State-run power trading firm Gridco (Grid Corporation of Odisha Limited) has requested the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) to reconsider its decision on hike in the power rates creating an apprehension that the electricity tariff may increase in the State this year.
The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has increased power tariff by 6.8 per cent. For domestic consumers the hike would be 11.4 per cent. The revised tariff will come into effect from Monday itself, KSEB officials informed the media in Thiruvananthapuram on Monday.
In Himachal Pradesh domestic consumers, except below poverty line consumers, will have to pay additional 5 paise power tariff from July 1 as the Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission has revised the power tariff.
The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday downplayed the proposed hike in power tariff in the state and blamed the opposition parties for step motherly treatment to the people in supplying electricity during their regime.
After increase in power tariff by the state government from June 1, the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), already struggling for survival, will have to face more losses, according to members of industrialist unions in Mandi Gobindgarhtown of Fatehgarh Sahib.
Get set to pay more for electricity. The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) approved an increase of 33 paise per unit — a uniform increase across all electricity supply companies (Escoms).
In a good news for some 65 lakh power consumers in Haryana, the state’s power regulator has ruled out any increase in the electricity tariff for this year. In neighbouring Punjab, discom PSPCL had hiked electricity rates by over 2%
With election over, so are the freebies. Before the polls, power discoms in MP had sought a power tariff hike of only 1.59% and now, two months down the line, the same discoms are asking for a whopping 12% hike. So brace for a steep hike in energy bills.