peak demand

Electricity Demand In India Increased 79% In Last 9 Years: RK Singh

Union Power Minister RK Singh claimed that the electricity demand in India rose almost 79 percent in the last nine years. He shared the latest data before the Lok Sabha in his written response to a question. He said the electricity demand rose from 1,35,918 MW in 2013–14 to 2,43,271 MW in September 2023. He also […]

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NTPC & Meghalaya Join Hands for Floating Solar, PSPs

Energy conglomerate NTPC Limited and the Meghalaya Government have entered into various agreements to augment renewable power in Meghalaya. The MoUs entail Power Portfolio Management Services (PMS) for Meghalaya DISCOM. The agreements will also pave the way for the establishment of Pump Storage Power Plants (PSPs), as well as floating solar projects in the state. […]

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CERC Asks Regional Gencos To Be Prepared For Ancillary Services During Peak Demand

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in its latest order, has asked the regional power generating stations under the control of state governments and other power stations to be prepared to render their ancillary services to counter the peak electricity demand. The peak demands are likely to increase with the country’s temperature rise. The central authority […]

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CEA Notifies National Electricity Plan, Lays Down The Pathway To 2032

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA), after much deliberations over the draft National Electricity Plan (NEP), today notified the latest National Electricity Plan (Volume I-Generation). The NEP represents a detailed plan for 2022-27 and a perspective plan for 2027-32.  The report gave a sneak peek at the future of India’s electricity sector. The government document has […]

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CERC Retains Price Caps On Energy Trading

The CERC (Central Electricity Regulatory Commission), which regulates the power exchanges across the country among its other responsibilities, in an order on September 29, has extended the price caps it had placed on power trading by a further 3 months. The cap of Rs 12 per unit, that was first imposed when shortages drove up […]

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Tata Power DDL Gears Up To Add 400 MW RE To Power

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd (DDL) is working to increase the supply of renewables to 50% of its overall supplies in the next five years. At present, the renewable profile of the company is around 21% of the discom’s supplies. The company is preparing for a peak load of about 2350 MW this year. The […]

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Power Consumption up Nearly 20 Percent in May

Power consumption in the country grew by nearly 20 percent in the first fortnight of May to 51.67 BU over the same period last year. Power consumption in the country grew by nearly 20 percent in the first fortnight of May to 51.67 billion units (BU) over the same period last year, showing recovery in commercial and […]

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Backed by RE, Ministry Confident of Meeting Peak Demand by 2026-27

The Standing Committee on Energy recently presented its 4th report in the Parliament, one key area of focus was peak power demand and the demand met The Standing Committee on Energy working under the Ministry of Power had recently presented its fourth report in the Parliament addressing all the financial layouts made by the government […]

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