The Tamil Nadu Electricity and Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has approved an increase in certain miscellaneous charges collected by the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (Tangedco), which will have an impact on new as well as existing consumers.
The new charges will come into effect from October 5, 2019. In addition to tariff from sale of power, Tangedco collects miscellaneous charges for service connection, meter rent, meter caution deposit, reconnection charges, development charges and so on.
For new consumers, the increase comes in the form of service connection charges and development charges. For LT domestic consumers, TNERC has approved service connection charges of ₹500 for single-phase connection when compared to existing charges of ₹250. Read more