KERC hikes power tariff by over 5 per cent

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has increased power tariffs by 5.4 per cent in from November 1, 2020.

KERC has approved the tariff revision with average increase at 40 paise per unit though fixed charges have not been revised. Escoms had demanded a per-unit hike of Rs 1.3. The revised tariff is applicable for the remaining five months of the ongoing financial year.