OERC begins public hearing on power tariff hike

3/02/2020 at 1:08 PM

Bhubaneswar, Feb 3: The Odisha Hydropower Corporation (OHPC) today proposed to hike power tariff.

The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) on Monday started public hearing on the pleas of power companies on electricity tariff revision for the year of 2020-21 that will continue till February 14.

On the first day of hearing, the OHPC placed its views before the commission to hike power tariff.

It has appealed the Commission to increase power generation tariff to 95.80 paisa per unit for financial year 2020-21 to meet the increased expenditure.

For the first time the OERC has arranged public hearing at three places outside of its main office at Bhubaneswar – Nesco office in Balasore, Wesco office in Sambalpur and Southco office in Koraput district.

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