As power tariff hearing approaches, government scouts for OERC chairperson

Speculation is rife over who among the senior bureaucrats will be rehabilitated in the post

published on : 18th January 2022

Tata Power reduces only 1 per cent AT&C loss in first year

Contrary to the TPCODL claim of improved performance in the first year, the distribution loss had shown a rising trend. 

published on : 5th January 2022

OERC largesse to Vedanta may cost Odisha dearly

It allowed 2nd unit of Vedanta’s Jharsuguda power plant to operate as CGP against its current status of an independent power plant  

published on : 27th October 2021

Gridco in eye of storm over power trading deal with Vedanta Resources

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.

published on : 14th October 2021

Odisha electricity commission rejects power tariff review plea

“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.

published on : 1st October 2021

Odisha power regulator turns blind eye to income from power sale

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.

published on : 9th August 2021

Pressure mounts on Odisha govt to move OERC on enhanced power tariff

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.

published on : 25th July 2021

'Gaping holes' in power tariff determination by Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission

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.

published on : 22nd July 2021

BJP to hit streets over power tariff hike

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. 

published on : 13th July 2021

Discrepancies in power tariff calculation cost consumers 37.5 paise more

He said the overall impact on the retail tariff increased by 37.5 paise due to wrong calculation of revenue requirement on different heads.

published on : 12th July 2021

Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission invites public views on Capex plans of discoms

The applications of the Discoms are available in the website of the Commission (www.orierc.org) and also on portals of respective utilities.

published on : 10th June 2021

OERC rejects Tata Power plea on review of CESU order

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.

published on : 8th June 2021