Gujarat relief for power companies to push up tariff in 4 other states


Gujarat relief for power companies to push up tariff in 4 other states

Power tariffs in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Haryana, Rajasthan and Punjab are set to rise following the Gujarat government’s order allowing power the Tata, Adani and Essar groups to pass on to consumers the higher cost of imported coal used in their power plants in the state. But industry watchers say the last word was yet to be spoken on the vexed issue.

In an order issued on Saturday, the state government asked its distribution company (discom) to reset its agreement with the power plants and seek regulatory approval for higher tariffs. The discom was also advised to circulate the revised agreement with other beneficiary states for vetting.

The order comes in the backdrop of the Supreme Read More

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