Number of electricity consumers in Delhi increased by 71.92 pc during last 10 years: Survey


Number of electricity consumers in Delhi increased by 71.92 pc during last 10 years: Survey

Number of electricity consumers in Delhi have increased by 71.92 per cent during the last ten years, says the Economic Survey of Delhi (2018-2019). Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia presented the Economic Survey of Delhi (2018-2019) in the Assembly on Saturday.

The supply of electricity in Delhi periphery increased from 37484 million units in 2014-15 to 38510 million units in 2017-18. The total number of electricity consumers in Delhi are 57.55 lakh in 2017-18.

‘Number of electricity consumers in Delhi have increased by 71.92 per cent during the last ten years,’ the Survey said.The total power purchase has grown by 55.38 per cent during the last ten years. Peak demand increased from 5925 MW in 2014-15 to 6526 MW in 2017-18.

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