41 Percent Growth in India’s Power Consumption in April 2021

Saur Energy | May 3, 2021 at 4:35 AM
  • Power consumption in India grew 41 percent in April 2021 to reach 119.27 billion units (BU) over the same month last year, showing what the ministry believes to be a robust recovery in industrial and commercial demand of electricity.
  • During April this year, peak power demand met or the highest supply in a day touched the highest level of 182.55 GW and recorded a growth of nearly 38 percent over 132.73 GW recorded in the same month in 2020.
  • Along similar lines, while Delhi remains in lockdown, Tata Power-DDL, the power utility that supplies electricity to a populace of over 7 million in North Delhi, has estimated a peak electricity demand of about 2150 MW this summer season and announced that it has made an arrangement of up to 2400 MW.