MERC notifies revised retails power supply tariffs for 2018-19 and 2019-20

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission has notified the revised retail supply tariffs for distribution licensees in the state for 2018-19 and 2019-20. The commission has notified a reduction of 5 to 7 per cent in the average tariff for 2018-19 and a further reduction of 2-3 per cent for 2019-20 for the Brihanmumbai Electricity and Supply and Transport Undertaking. Tata Power Company’s tariff will increase by 4 per cent in 2018-19 and further by 2 per cent in 2019-20. Consumers of Reliance Infrastructure (now known as Adani Electricity Mumbai Limited) will have a nominal increase of 0.24 per cent in tariff over the existing tariff for 2018-19 and a further increase of 1 per cent in tariff in 2019-20. Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited’s consumers will face an average increase of 3-5 per cent over the existing tariff in 2018-19 and an average increase of 4-6 per cent in 2019-20. The revised tariffs came into effect on September 1, 2018.