Web Exclusive | April 2017
UP Electricity Regulatory Commssion probes into power distribution losses
The UP Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has constituted an investigating authority to probe into the distribution loss figure reported by UPPCL in feeders of Saharanpur and Ghaziabad in January 2016. The probing authority will comprise UPERC director (distribution) Vikas Agarwal and former Electricity Ombudsman, R S Pandey, the commission said in its order. UPERC chairman DD Verma said the commission in its previous tariff orders has been directing licensees consistently to carry out the energy audit/loss estimation study with voltage-wise break up of distribution losses into technical loss and commercial loss. UPPCL chairman, Sanjay Agarwal said all distribution companies will soon start an anti-power theft drive across the state.