During the first quarter (Q1) of financial year (FY) 2018-19, India’s power supply deficit declined to 0.6 percent, according to the Central Electricity Authority (CEA).
During the three-month period of April – June 2018, 323,418 million units (MUs) of electricity were supplied against a demand of 325,428 MUs. This was a decrease of 2,009 MUs over the targeted energy requirement.
During the same period, against a peak demand of 171,973 MUs of electricity, 170,765 MUs were supplied. This was 1,208 MUs fewer than the required supply to meet the peak demand, resulting in a peak power supply deficit of 0.7 percent. Read more