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April power demand hits new peak at 5,769MW in Delhi

Delhi’s peak power demand broke yet another record on Wednesday and clocked 5,769 megawatt (MW) at 3.30pm, which is the highest ever for the national capital in April. The peak power demand had clocked 5,681 MW in Delhi on Tuesday. Sources said the previous record was 5,761 MW, registered just a week before, on April […]

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Each Degree Rise in Heat Index led to 187 MW Increase in Power Demand: CSE

Every degree rise in heat index resulted in a 187-megawatt increase in electricity demand during COVID-19 lockdown, which was six percent higher than in 2019, according to a new analysis. The analysis by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) was on electricity demand and its correlation with weather data during the successive stages of lockdown […]

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