power demand

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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Discoms’ Revenues to Fall 13.1% With Decline in Power Demand: Report

According to a new report, power demand is expected to decline by around 8% in current fiscal and is likely to result in a 13.1 percent YoY decline in revenues of Discoms. Power demand is expected to decline by around 8 percent in current fiscal due to the steep fall in demand from commercial and […]

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Delhi Clocks Highest Peak Power Demand of the Season

The peak power demand in Delhi clocked 5,805 MW on the night of June 15, the season’s highest, surpassing the previous high of 5,591 MW recorded on June 12. The peak power demand in Delhi clocked 5,805 MW on the night of June 15, the season’s highest, surpassing the previous high of 5,591 MW recorded on June 12, power […]

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Not Lockdown, Cooler Weather Behind Delhi’s Power Demand Gap: Credit Suisse

The fall in power demand in Delhi has more to do with the weather than the lockdown itself, according to research by foreign brokerage, Credit Suisse The fall in power demand in Delhi has more to do with the weather than the lockdown itself. According to research by foreign brokerage, Credit Suisse, the gap in power demand versus last year levels has again expanded to […]

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Power Demand Drop Expands to 19.7% in June First Week

A relatively cooler first week of June in many parts of the country has seen the power demand slump widen from 8.8 percent in May to 19.7 percent in June. A relatively cooler first week of June in many parts of the country has seen the power demand slump widen from 8.8 percent in May […]

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Third Straight day of Hike, Power Demand in Delhi Surges to 5464 MW

Peak power demand in the Delhi surged to 5,464 MW on Tuesday (May 26, 2020) night, the highest in the season so far, power Discom BSES has said. With the ongoing heatwave and the temperature soaring every passing day, peak power demand in the Delhi surged to 5,464 MW on Tuesday (May 26, 2020) night, […]

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Power Demand Dropped 24% in April Due to Lockdown: CRISIL

With almost no economic activity taking place in the first 20 days of April due to lockdown, power demand declined sharply by 24 percent in the month With almost no economic activity taking place in the first 20 days of April due to lockdown, and very little operations after that, power demand declined sharply by […]

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