Though OERC is confident of finalising the new regulation by end of this year, experts in power sector said the new regulation needed the approval of the Assembly.
The localised power cuts faced by consumers are temporary because of maintenance undertaken by the distribution utility.
Tata Power has partnered with State Bank of India (SBI) to facilitate electricity bill payment for customers of Southern Odisha Distribution Limited.
The company also said it plans a consolidated capex of Rs 14,000 crore in 2022-23, including a Rs 10,000 crore investment in the renewables sector.
In reply to a question from Congress MLA Santosh Singh Saluja, Energy Minister Pratap Keshari Deb said overall transmission and distribution loss of the state in 2019-20 was 20.65 per cent.
A power purchase agreement has been signed with a PSU client, wherein the entire power generated from this plant will be used by the Kerela State Electricity Board.
The discoms have also ensured that all employees and business associates are using PPE kits while undertaking repair and maintenance works.
Dubbing the power crisis as a big scam, Panda said the State has created record in the country by producing maximum coal.
The Energy department and distribution companies of Tata Power Company Limited’s (TPCL) is likely to rectify hanging wires in forests in the next three months.
The protestors on Friday submitted a memorandum to the manager of Jagatsinghpur electricity division in this regard.
Disgruntled with Tata Power Central Odisha Distribution Limited, residents have taken to the protest route alleging power cut of over six hours daily at regular intervals.
As per the company, the newly created platform will consist of five distinct businesses delivering long-term, customer oriented solutions.
Around 6,75,000 monocrystalline PV modules were used in this installation and it will produce 387 million units of energy per year.
The project will generate 774 MUs (million units) annually. Along with this, it will reduce approximately 704340 MT/year (tonnes per annum) of carbon emission.
The consumers will have to pay an additional 50 paise per unit over and above the normal rate of energy charges. The scheme will be in force for one year.
The apex court said that power distribution firms cannot charge "compensatory tariff" from consumers and set aside the appellate tribunal's judgement in this regard.