Assam regulator approves reduction in energy charges

The Assam Electricity Regulatory Commission (AERC) has approved a reduction in energy charges by 15 to 20 paise per KWh for both domestic and commercial connections from April onwards.

According to the order from AERC, energy charges of low tension domestic and low tension commercial (up to 25 KW) categories have been reduced by 20 paise per kWh, while the energy charges of all other categories have been reduced by 15 paise per kWh. The fixed charges, which vary for different categories of connections, have not been changed. The Assam cabinet has approved free electricity in all households for consumption of up to 30 units a month for three months till March.

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