Delhi’s power regulator approves up to 8% tariff hike1 min read . Updated: 31 Jan 2014, 08:24 PM IST
The power regulator says the surcharge was for a period of 3 months from 1 February or until any further order
New Delhi: The power sector regulator in the Indian capital has approved a 6-8% surcharge on power purchase costs by electricity distribution companies, a notice on the regulator’s website said on Friday.
The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission said the surcharge was for a period of three months from 1 February or until any further order.
BSES Yamuna Power Ltd, an electricity distribution company in New Delhi, had warned the local government of possible power cuts in some parts of the city because it was unable to pay for electricity supplied by state generating companies.
Click here to read DERC order.