Energy

Bill Kill Vol II: Consumers should get ready for fat power bills and more power for the Centre

With amendments to the Electricity Act, 2003, the Centre is planning to kill two birds with one stone — reducing power subsidy and having the last word in fixing tariffs.
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Shiv Sena protest against power tariff hike in Mumbai, 2006. The issue remains just as sensitive 12 years on; Satish Bate/Hindustan Times/Getty Images
For Photoshop users, nudging — enhancing the quality of a photograph layer by layer, one pixel at a time — is a common tool.Around the Dussehra and Diwali festivities in 2015, when the government used a nudging tool to ask well-to-do households to voluntarily give up their liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) subsidy so that it could be given to the poor, many . However, a senior official in one of the country’s largest power companies who did not wish to be named says, “Over the past eight to 10 years, we have witnessed the Centre constantly supporting the states and increasing capital expenditure in the sector. If the control is with the Centre, it will be a huge positive.”(Graphic by Abdul Shafiq)
For Photoshop users, nudging — enhancing the quality of a photograph layer by layer, one pixel at a time — is a common tool.Around the Dussehra and Diwali festivities in 2015, when the government used a nudging tool to ask well-to-do households to voluntarily give up their liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) subsidy so that it could be given to the poor, many . However, a senior official in one of the country’s largest power companies who did not wish to be named says, “Over the past eight to 10 years, we have witnessed the Centre constantly supporting the states and increasing capital expenditure in the sector. If the control is with the Centre, it will be a huge positive.”(Graphic by Abdul Shafiq)

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