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DERC fines discoms for failing green norms

October 07, 2019 8:49 am

According to the obligations, a certain percentage of electricity purchased by discoms or other entities has to be sourced from renewable energy.

Delhi power sop: Decision to touch over 90% homes once winter arrives

August 02, 2019 7:37 am

According to those familiar with the plan, the percentage of consumers who fall under the 0-200 units category in winter is around 67% — up from 35% in summers.

Delhi: Inter-discom power transfer to ensure fewer blackouts

April 09, 2018 2:38 am

During meetings for summer preparedness, it was found that although the capital had a power surplus in the summer, between April and September, shortages of power were found with individual discoms for a period of a few hours, occasionally.

Row over removal of DERC chief, Arvind Kejriwal cancels LG's order

November 05, 2016 10:19 pm

LG had directed removal of Saini and an order to this effect was issued yesterday.

Delhi HC agrees to hear plea on DERC chief appointment

January 23, 2016 2:03 am

The PIL, by Delhi resident Raman Suri, challenged section 84 of the Electricity Act 2003, arguing that the provision that a judge “may” be appointed should be read as mandatory.

Disallowances in surcharge: Tribunal slams DERC over counter affidavit

November 06, 2015 3:40 am

The tribunal has given two weeks to the DERC to file the counter affidavit on the plea of discom’s challenging the disallowances in the power purchase adjustment charges.

Regulator gets ‘power point’ presentation from residents

August 05, 2015 2:08 am

Ad man to consumer forum head among hundreds at ‘public hearing’.

As DERC begin public hearing, AAP MLAs, RWAs warn against power tariff hike in Delhi

August 04, 2015 8:53 pm

AAP MLAs alleged that the private discoms were "looting" the public and warned DERC against effecting any hike in the immediate future before the completion of the CAG audit.

Fine discoms for power cuts, Delhi tells regulator

July 09, 2015 12:42 pm

Satyendra Jain said the government has told DERC to include a penalty clause where discoms will be liable to pay Rs 50 per hour per household for the first two hours of outage.

DERC hikes power tariff by 6%, govt to seek review

July 09, 2015 12:43 pm

The hike will come into effect from Monday and will be applicable for the next three quarters.


BJP protests against AAP govt over power tariff hike in Delhi

June 16, 2015 6:01 pm

BJP workers today held a protest against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal over power tariff hike in New Delhi.