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No Hike In Power Tariff For Domestic Consumers In Odisha This Year: OERC
No Hike In Power Tariff For Domestic Consumers In Odisha This Year: OERC

In rural areas, consumers who use their power through correct meter and pay bill in time will be given a rebate of 10 paisa per unit.

Odisha Energy Department Urges OERC Not To Increase Power Tariff
Odisha Energy Department Urges OERC Not To Increase Power Tariff

The State Energy department also requested the OERC to take into account the surplus revenue of the distribution companies (discoms) in the State during the current year.

Reliance Infra Told To Cough Up Rs 4,235 Cr Compensation For Violating Pact 
Reliance Infra Told To Cough Up Rs 4,235 Cr Compensation For Violating Pact 

Gridco, a state designated agency authorised to procure power from generating companies and supply to the Discoms, had filed petition with OERC alleging violation of licence conditions, shareholder agreements, Electricity Act by RIL.

Chorus Grows Louder Against Odisha Govt’s Frequent Power Tariff Hike
Chorus Grows Louder Against Odisha Govt’s Frequent Power Tariff Hike  

Fresh proposal by the Odisha Hydro Power Corporation Ltd (OHPC) to increase the energy charges has triggered massive protest across the State. 

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TATA Power Seeks Rs 2K Cr CAPEX Investment From OERC, Faces Wrath Of Consumers' Forum

The Odisha Electricity Consumers Association On Tuesday demanded to rollback the TATA Power's demand to spend Rs 2000 Crore to improve electrical infrastructure

Odisha Govt Assures To Reconsider Power Tariff Hike
Odisha Govt Assures To Reconsider Power Tariff Hike

Bhubaneswar: After coming under fire from various quarters for raising the electricity tariff, the State government on Wednesday said it will urge the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission to reconsider the hike. The OERC recently approved a minimal rise of 30 paise per kWh/kVAh in energy charges for all other category of consumers for the financial […]

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Power Tariff Hike: Electricity Consumers Urged To Observe 15-Minute Blackout In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: As a mark of protest against the recent hike in power tariff, various electricity consumers forums have urged consumers to observe a 15-minute of voluntary blackout tomorrow from 6 PM to 6:15 PM. The Youth wing of Odisha Congress on Tuesday staged protest in front of the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) and demanded […]

Power Tariff Hike In Odisha- Protest By BJP
Power Tariff Hike In Odisha: BJP Demands Immediate Rollback Of Decision

Bhubaneswar: The Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) intensified protests against the decision of Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) in connection with power tariff hike from October, and has demanded immediate rollback of the move. Members of the Bhubaneswar district BJP led by district president Babu Singh, Jagannath Pradhan, and others were seen picketing outside all […]

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Odisha Power Tariff Hike: BJP Stages Protests, Demands Rollback

Bhubaneswar: The state unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) went up in arms over the Odisha government’s decision to hike power tariffs by 20 paise per unit. Protesting the decision, the Bhubaneswar district BJP staged dharna in front of the OERC (Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission) on Thursday. BJP alleged that at a time when the […]

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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 Consumers To Pay Higher Electricity Bills From October 1
Gridco Appeals OERC To Reconsider Hike In Power Tariff This Year

Bhubaneswar: The State-run power trading firm Gridco (Grid Corporation of Odisha Limited) has requested the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) to reconsider its decision on hike in the power rates creating an apprehension that the electricity tariff may increase in the State this year. Citing revenue loss, the Gridco appealed before the OERC on August […]

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24x7 Power Supply claim goes phut: Rural Odisha faces 3-4 hrs plug-out!

Bhubaneswar: When it comes to have a power play of 24X7 in the rural areas, Odisha failed to click the full scoring rate. Rural areas in the State witnessed power cuts for nearly 3-hours in winter months and around 4 hours in the month of April 2019. This shows Odisha is not among the 24X7 […]

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No hike in power tariffs in 2018-19; rebates announced

Bhubaneswar: Electricity tariffs for retail supply have been kept unchanged for 2018-19, informed director of the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC), Priyabrata Patnaik today. The tariff order will be effective from April 1, 2018 for the financial year 2018-19, he added. Moreover, one per cent rebate over and above the normal rebate will be provided […]

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SC upholds OERC order to cancel licenses of 3 Reliance Infra power discoms

Bhubaneswar: In a big blow to Reliance Infra, the Supreme Court today upheld the orders of Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) to cancel licenses of three power distribution companies (discoms) NesCo, WesCo and SouthCo following their appeal to withdraw the decision. The Odisha power regulator on March 4, 2015 had revoked licenses of the three […]

No hike in power tariff!

Bhubaneswar: In a major relief to power consumers in the state, the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has kept power tariff rate unchanged by rejecting petitions of the Odisha Hydro Power Corporation Ltd (OHPC) and Orissa Power Generation Corporation (OPGC). The two power generating companies along with the Grid Corporation of Odisha (Gridco) had filed […]

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