OERC approves power tariff hike in Odisha


Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has approved a hike in power tariff by 20 paise per unit in case of retail consumers.

The new tariff will come to effect from October 2020.

The OERC has allowed a hike of 20 paisa per unit across the board. However, the tariff for agriculture and Kutir Jyoti have been excluded from the hike.

While approving the average cost of supply as 524.62 paise for the FY 2020-21, the Commission has fixed 270 paise/unit up to 50 units, 450 paise/unit for the consumption above 50 units and up to 200 units, 550 paise/unit for the consumption above 200 units and up to 400 units and 590 paise/unit for the consumption above 400 units for the domestic category.