Delhi power tariff hiked by 8.32% – Scientific Reasons?

As the power hikes in Delhi continue unabated, the power companies along with the DERC might have a new, scientific reason, to quote for the hikes…Electricity consuming bacteria!

Yes, bacteria that thrive on electricity are not all that rare. Check out this article on the New Scientist for more details.

It is an interesting coincidence that both these news items are published hardly a day apart.