Karnataka power tariffs raised
Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has approved revised power tariff for all supply companies in the State for the financial year.
Tariffs for commercial and industrial consumers across the State has been increased by 25 paise per unit. The revised tariff will be effective May 1.
The revised rates for LT industrial units in Bangalore will be Rs 4.45 per unit for the first 500 units and Rs 5.45 per units for consumption above 500 units. In other areas, the new rates will be Rs 4.25 per unit for the first 500 units, Rs.4.95 per unit for consumption from 501 to 1000 units and Rs.5.25 per unit for consumption above 1000 units.
For LT commercial units, the new tariff in urban areas including Bangalore and other city corporation areas will be Rs.6.45 per unit for the first 50 units and Rs.7.45 per unit for consumption beyond 50 units. In the rural areas, the new rates will be Rs.5.95 per unit for the first 50 units and Rs.6.95 per unit for consumption beyond 50 units.
For HT commercial users, in Bangalore and other city corporation areas, the new tariff will be Rs.6.95 per unit for the first 2 lakh units of consumption and Rs.7.25 per unit for consumption beyond 2 lakh units. In all other areas, the new rates will be Rs.6.75 and Rs.7.05 respectively.