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Odisha Laggard State In Rooftop Solar Energy Generation
Odisha Laggard State In Rooftop Solar Energy Generation

Odisha, as a state, has not been able to disburse subsidy to any of the residential consumers in Odisha, even after two years of allocation of 4MW capacity by MNRE.

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Will Odisha See More Power Tariff Hikes? GRIDCO & DISCOMS Are Bleeding Red!

Bhubaneswar: The power play in Odisha is in a piquant position. The question nagging every mind is what will happen to the State if the lone bulk power supply utility…

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No power tariff hike in Odisha for 2020-2021 fiscal: OERC

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) Wednesday decided not to hike the power tariff for 2020-21 fiscal, official sources said. The retail supply tariff for the FY 2019-20 remains unchanged for 2020-21, an official release issued by the OERC said. The average cost of supply for FY 2020-21 will be 503.38 paise per unit […]

Odisha utility scripts major fall in power losses in rural areas

Bhubaneswar: A private electricity distribution company (discom) is scripting a remarkable story of cutting its aggregate technical and commercial (AT&C) losses in rural Odisha, which remains one of only two states not to have joined the Centre’s Uday debt restructuring scheme for the hugely indebted Indian state discoms. Feedback Energy Distribution Company (Fedco), owned by […]

Relief for consumers; no power tariff hike this year

Bhubaneswar: In a major relief for lakhs of electricity consumers across the State, Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) on Tuesday announced that there would be no hike in power tariff for the financial year 2016-17. The power tariffs of the previous year (2015-16) will continue across all the categories, including domestic, agriculture and commercial, an […]

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Discoms in Rs 300 cr financial fudge

Bhubaneswar: In a startling revelation, an audit conducted by Grid Corporation of Odisha (Gridco) has revealed that transactions worth more than Rs 300 crore done by the Electricity department exist only on paper. The audit followed an exclusive report aired on OTV that unearthed a major bungling of public money to the tune of Rs […]

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Consumers cry foul over discom’s load declaration norm

The Odisha Electricity Consumers' Association has opposed the discom CESU’s decision to collect additional security amount from consumers in the name of load declaration

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Discoms ‘goof up’ consumers’ Rs 480 crore

Bhubaneswar: Power distribution companies (Discoms) in the State have allegedly misutilised Rs 480 crore of the public money which was deposited in their respective bank accounts by the consumers during new electricity connection. The startling figure has come to fore during an audit by the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC). The report shows the security […]