The power demand in the national capital has been soaring this year with April-May recording a 22-percent growth over the corresponding period in 2018. The peak power demand in April 2018 was 5,200 MW.
This year, the demand in April crossed the 5,200-MW mark five times, peaking at 5,664 MW on April 30, said Delhi’s power department and discom officials.
“Notwithstanding the intermittent pleasant weather, Delhi’s power demand in 2019 is turning out to be up to 22 percent more than the corresponding period last year,” an official said.
The power demand in April 2019 has been higher on 19 occasions than the corresponding days last year. Read More