power demand

Solar Delivered 15% Of 201 GW Peak Demand On April 26

Renewable energy has come to the rescue during the ongoing power crisis triggered by surging demand amid the heat wave condition in the country, especially when the peak electricity supply hit the record level of 201.06 GW earlier this week, a senior official said on Thursday. The maximum pan-India power demand met or the highest […]

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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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Power Consumption Rises 1.3 % to 34.23 B Units in First 10 Days of Dec

India’s power consumption grew by 1.3 per cent in the first ten days of this month from December 1 to 10 to 34.23 billion units (BU) over the same period a year ago, according to power ministry data. In 2020, power consumption was 33.78 BU during December 1 to 10. In the entire month of December […]

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Power Demand in Delhi Peaked on Most Days of January 

Electricity demand in Delhi is picking with January registering 19 percent more peaks on 23 days than that in the last year, according to BSES Electricity demand in Delhi is picking up in the new year with January registering 19 percent more peaks on 23 days than that in the last year, according to officials […]

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India’s Power Demand Breaks Record at 185.82 GW on Jan 21: Sahai

The all India power demand on Jan 21 reached an all-time high of 185.82 GW beating the previous high from December 30, 2020, at 182.89 GW. The all India power demand on Jan 21, 2021, reached an all-time high of 185.82 GW beating the proviso demand records that was set on December 30, 2020, at […]

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BSES Expects Delhi to Create New Power Demand Record This Winter

BSES has issued a statement, claiming that Delhi is set to witness a new record this winter in power demand which is they expect will rise to 5,480 MW Delhi power distributor BSES has issued a statement, claiming that the capital is set to witness a new record this winter in power demand which is they expect […]

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Power Consumption up 0.9% on Yearly Basis in September: RK Singh

Power consumption rose 0.9 percent on a yearly basis in the first fortnight of September, the Lok Sabha was informed by Union Minister RK Singh. Power consumption rose 0.9 percent on a yearly basis in the first fortnight of September, indicating a spurt in commercial and industrial demand for electricity, the Lok Sabha was informed […]

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Overall Electricity Demand Nearly at pre-Covid Levels: ICRA

The all India electricity demand is witnessing a gradual recovery and stood at 98 percent of the pre-COVID level in August 2020, finds ICRA The all India electricity demand is witnessing a gradual recovery and stood at over 96 percent of the pre-Covid level in July 2020 and further improved to close to 98 percent […]

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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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