The AAP has made similar promises in Punjab, Uttarakhand and Goa where assembly polls are due in early next year.
With some objectors seeking more information on the claims made by the Discoms, the commission directed the utilities to furnish the details before the hearing.
A technical problem had caused the high bill, he said and the billing staffer was unaware of the technical fault.
Andhra's power distributors justify recovery of true-up charges from consumers, blame TDP government
The power utilities’ officials blamed the previous government for the true-up charges and claimed that the recovery will not give “much inconvenience” to the consumers.
Seasonal exchange of around 150 to 200 MW energy would be finalized in near future between Nepal and India via Bihar electricity department, said the senior protocol officer of Bihar energy department
The APERC directed the discoms to clearly segregate the retail supply business and the distribution business in their annual accounts as per the norms.
The eight infrastructure sectors of coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity had contracted by 7.6 per cent in July 2020 due to the lockdown.
The construction of the railway lines and MGR was delayed due to land acquisition problems.
Under flexible utilisation of coal policy, NTPC is arranging coal at the stations where the stock position is critical.
Devices to be installed in corp divisions 1, 5, 62, 66 and 67; these will avoid excess billing
The money thus saved can be used to develop the panchayat, which houses about 14,000 people in eight villages.
According to the latest fact sheet released by APTRANSCO, the government departments’ current consumption arrears, accumulated over the last five-six years, stood at Rs 11,034.60 crore.
The installation of the flue-gas desulphurisation is part of a phased plan prepared by the Central Electricity Commission after new environmental norms were notified in December 2015.
After Forest department officials lodged a case against electricity department staff for cutting branches without permission, the latter cut power supply of the Forest department office.
According to a recent report, power theft in the national capital has come down from 55 per cent in 2002 to 7.5 per cent in 2020.