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Tag: Power Tariff

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.

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Electricity Tariff Hiked In Odisha; Revised Rates Applicable From April 4, Check Details

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) on Saturday approved the proposal for hike in power tariff in the State by 30 paise per unit. As per an official statement, the tariff revision amounts to 5.60 % rise in the overall retail supply tariff. Now consumers will now have to pay Rs 3 per unit […]

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Odisha Youth Congress Up In Arm Over Hike In Power Tariff

Bhubaneswar: The members of the State Youth Congress on Tuesday staged protest in front of the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) and demanded immediate withdrawal of the revised power tariff. While alleging that the Odisha government has increased the tariff to favour a company, the protestors urged the power consumers in the State to support […]

Odisha Consumers To Pay Higher Electricity Bills From October 1
Odisha Consumers To Pay Higher Electricity Bills From October 1

Bhubaneswar: Power consumers in the State will now have to pay more as the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has hiked the power tariff by 20 paise per unit. The new tariff will come to effect in the State from October 1, 2020. However, the revised rates will not be applicable for Kutir Jyoti consumers […]

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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 […]

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Will There Be Hike In Electricity Tariffs In Odisha?

Bhubaneswar: After a gap of two years, power tariffs in Odisha are likely to be hiked. Such indications were received during Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (OERC) hearing on the pleas of power companies on power tariff revision. On the first day of the hearing today, Odisha Hydropower Corporation (OHPC) presented its application for determination of […]

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Raising Coal Royalty May Affect Power Tariff: Coal Secretary

Bhubaneswar: Union Coal Secretary Sumanta Choudhuri Friday said the Centre has to think seriously before deciding on the demand to raise the rate of coal royalty. Coal bearing states like Odisha are demanding that the Centre increase the royalty on the fuel. “We have to keep in mind that coal is mostly used as a […]

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Relief for Odisha Consumers! No hike in power tariffs this year

Bhubaneswar: In what could come as good news for consumers of Odisha, electricity tariffs will remain unchanged in the State in the financial year 2019-20, informed Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) today. The tariff order is effective retrospectively from June 1, 2019. A notification regarding the 2019-20 tariff order, which was kept on hold as […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Public demand reversal in power tariff hike
Public outcry over power tariff hike

Berhampur: Not only the BJP Yuva Morcha is agitating here against the decision of the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) to hike the electricity tariff, general public were also seen today demanding reversal in the decision of the commission. “The current power tariff is already hurting the electricity consumers and the increase in the tariff […]

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Odisha BJP Yuva Morcha protests power tariff hike

Bhubaneswar: In protest of the hike in electricity tariff Odisha President of BJP Yuva Morcha (BJPYM), Tankadhar Tripathy, in a Press Meet in Sundargarh yesterday, slammed the government for hiking the price instead of finding ways to produce more electricity. Addressing media persons he said that there are many chances of producing electricity by traditional […]

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OERC hikes electricity tariffs by average 1.44%

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) hiked electricity tariffs by an average 1.44% today. For domestic consumers the tariff for the first 50 units of consumption has been kept unchanged, while for subsequent units the rate has been increased by 10 paisa per unit for all retail consumers. Also Read: OERC begins hearing on […]

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OERC begins hearing on possible power tariff hike

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) today started hearing the issue of electricity tariff revision for 2017-18. Headed by Chairperson U N Behera, OERC on the first day heard the proposals of the Odisha Hydropower Corporation (OHPC) and Odisha Power Generation Corporation (OPGC). OHPC, a state-run undertaking, has submitted the annual revenue requirement (ARR) […]

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Power producers urge OERC to hike tariff

Bhubaneswar: Power consumers in the State could face tough times ahead as two power producing companies have urged the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) to hike in power tariff. A public hearing will be organised today and carried out for the next 18 days before the OERC for determining the power tariff for consumers for […]

Consumer forum flays govt for not keeping word on tariff hike for farm sector

Bhubaneswar: A day after Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) announced there will be no power tariff hike for any category of consumers in the 2016-17 financial year, a power consumer forum here has criticized the State government for not keeping its promise on urging the regulatory body to withdraw tariff hike on agriculture sector. In […]

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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OERC to announce new power tariff by March 20

Bhubaneswar: Amid speculation about a power tariff hike in the State, the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) will announce the tariff for the year 2016-17 by March 20. This was informed by officials who attended the meeting of the State Advisory Committee of OERC on Thursday. “The Commission will decide (about tariff hike) after taking […]

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Public hearing on power tariff ends

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) on Thursday concluded public hearing on power tariff hike proposed by electricity producing, purchasing and distribution companies. Official sources said Orissa Hydro Power Corporation (OHPC) has proposed to increase per unit power tariff from 82 paise to Re 1.43 for the financial year 2016-17. Similarly, Orissa Power Generation Corporation […]

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Power producers demand tariff hike at OERC hearing

Two electricity generators in Odisha demanded a in hike power tariff at the hearing in Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) on Thursday

Headway in power tariff logjam: Govt will urge OERC to rollback hike in agri

Bhubaneswar: Headway emerged in the deadlock in Assembly over power tariff hike after Energy minister Pranab Prakash Mishra informed the house that the government will file a review petition before Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) to rollback tariff hike in the agriculture sector. Keeping in mind the interests of the farmers, government will urge OERC […]

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