An analysis of power deficits across all the Indian states suggests that Tripura has posted the highest power deficit (-33.8%) amongst the states while Delhi has lowest power deficit of -0.3%. States like Kerala (18.5%), Uttar Pradesh (17%) and Rajasthan (11%) have depicted moderate power deficits. However, Himachal Pradesh and Odisha have exhibited power surplus of (52.4%) and (12.6%) respectively. This means the power companies have functioned satisfactorily in Delhi.
Recent hike in domestic power tariff has registered highest growth of 42% in Tamil Nadu followed by Lakshadweep (33.30%), Maharashtra (28%), Goa (23.30%) and Jammu & Kashmir (22.20%).
(i) The Business Standard of 24 December, 2014
(ii) The Hindu Business Line, 19 August, 2014.
(iii) The Times of India, 31st December, 2014
(iv) An analysis of power tariffs across India, February 2013 by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry.