CESC seeks steep power tariff hike for FY15 on rising coal costs

February 2014
World Energy News;2/25/2014, p21
The article reports that the Calcutta Electric Supply Corp. (CESC) Ltd. has asked the government of Calcutta to increase the price of electric power by 18 percent for the fiscal year 2014-2015 because of the increased cost of coal and inflation. The West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission has recently increased the price by 0.15 percent on the request of CESC.


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