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APR 06 2015

Consumer Tariff in Goa goes up by 14%

  • Economic Times, ET Bureau / Hyderabad
  • Created: Mon 06th APR 2015

 Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) recently released Tariff Order revising tariff for Goa with effect from 1st April 2015. Even though the proposed hike was of 19% but following a detailed public hearing the JERC has kept it at just 14%. The existing tariffs of Rs 1.20 per unit for the first 60 units, Rs 1.70 per unit for 61 to 250 units, Rs 2.75 per unit for 251 to 500 units and Rs 3.20 per unit for above 500 units has now been increased to Rs 1.30 per unit for 0-100 units, Rs 1.90 per unit for 101-200 units, Rs 3.10 per unit for 201-400 units and Rs 3.60 per unit for above 400 units.

 Few of the major directives issued by the Commission include:

·         State Government should also notify separate State Transmission Utility and SLDC

·         State Government should undertake unbundling of Electricity Department into various business functions so as to increase accountability and efficiency of the distribution and transmission functions

·         Separation of accounts of electricity business

·         Separation of Business Functions and focus on Revenue Realization

·         Streamlining of the power purchase functions in a professional manner and taking advantage of the market fluctuations effectively

·         Management Information System (MIS) and Database Management System (DBMS)

·         Need to finalize the by DiscountSmasher" href="#57202787"> renewable energy policy for the State to promote by DiscountSmasher" href="#3441830"> Renewable Energy in the State

 

 
 
 

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Goa Goa Renewable Energy Tariff Energy Electricity Regulatory Commission Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission SLDC Power Electricity Manipur State Power Distribution Company

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