On Sunday afternoon, actress Taapsee Pannu had tweeted to complain that there was an “insane rise” in her electrical energy invoice for the month of June 2020. Inside hours, the corporate in query has prolonged a clarification within the subject. “We now have re-started bodily meter studying which was briefly halted since March due to Covid-19. Payments had been generated on the decrease facet, being a mean of previous three months that’s, December, January and February, that are winter months. Precise consumption within the months of April, Could and June is relatively larger attributable to seasonal influence (summer time) and elevated utilization (creation of Lockdown/WfH),” stated a spokesperson of Adani Electrical energy Mumbai Restricted (AEML), who havefaced complaints by a number of customers together with Taapsee.
The spokesperson added: “The invoice quantity for the previous interval shall be accounted as per Maharashtra Electrical energy Regulatory Fee (MERC) pointers. The customers will begin receiving the payments primarily based on their precise consumption with applicable tariff slab advantages.”
Earlier, on Sunday night, Taapsee had tweeted to precise shock over an enormous electrical energy invoice in the course of the lockdown.
“Three months of lockdown and I ponder what equipment(s) I’ve newly used or purchased within the condominium solely final month to have such an insane rise in my electrical energy invoice @Adani_Elec_Mum. What sort of POWER are you charging us for,” Taapsee wrote on Twitter.
Together with it, she connected footage of the electrical energy payments, displaying how she was charged Rs 36,000 for the month of June 2020. The invoice for April was Rs 4,390 whereas the one for Could amounted to Rs 3,850 solely.
Taapsee had additionally talked about on social media how she had acquired a bloated invoice for an additional home the place “nobody stays”.
“And this one is for an condominium the place nobody stays and it”s solely visited as soon as in per week for cleansing function @Adani_Elec_Mum. I’m now apprehensive if somebody is definitely utilizing the condominium with out our information and you’ve got helped us uncover the fact,” Taapsee wrote.
On Taapsee’s claims, the AEML the spokesperson stated: “Upon receipt of the grievance, we have now verified the meter studying and located to be appropriate.”