Speculation is rife over who among the senior bureaucrats will be rehabilitated in the post
Contrary to the TPCODL claim of improved performance in the first year, the distribution loss had shown a rising trend.
It allowed 2nd unit of Vedanta’s Jharsuguda power plant to operate as CGP against its current status of an independent power plant
Vedanta which has a 1.6 MTPA aluminium smelting plant and 3,615 MW thermal power generation facility sourced electricity at the cheapest price when the same was being traded at over Rs 13 per unit.
“This petition is nothing but reiteration of the objections filed earlier, which were considered by the Commission before passing the RST order,” the Commission said.
The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission has been ignoring suggestions from stakeholders to account for the non-tariff income from sale of inadvertent power in the aggregated revenue requirement.
The party has accused the State government of absolving its responsibility by not objecting to the high power tariff when the State is generating cheapest power.
An analysis of the tariff orders passed by the Commission for the current fiscal showed that the average tariff is 19.49 paise less than the ACoS.
The party will gherao all the electricity offices starting from section to circle offices for three days beginning July 14 demanding rollback of the hike.
He said the overall impact on the retail tariff increased by 37.5 paise due to wrong calculation of revenue requirement on different heads.
The applications of the Discoms are available in the website of the Commission (www.orierc.org) and also on portals of respective utilities.
The commission while vesting CESU employees with TPCODL has given full protection to their services so that they will in no way be inferior to the existing service conditions.