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TN power tariff hike : Public hearing on August 16, 18, 22

- August 7, 2022

Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS)

Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) will conduct a public hearing in Chennai on August 22, regarding the hike in power tariff proposed by the power utility, Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Company (Tangedco).

The TNERC in a statement on Sunday said that the hearing will be conducted at Coimbatore on August 16, in Madurai on August 18, and in Chennai on August 22. TNERC in the statement said that the public who are interested in airing their grievances is to register between 9 and 10.30 am.

It is to be noted that the tariff revision proposals of Tangedco have been uploaded to the website of both Tangedco and TNERC. TNERC has also intimated the public to respond before August 22 to the proposals uploaded by Tangedco.

The TNERC will be giving a green signal to the proposal of Tangedco only after the public hearings and responses from the public on the proposals. It is likely to give a go-ahead for the proposals on September 1 and after that, there is an imminent power tariff hike in Tamil Nadu.