Peak power deficit in April-June at 0.7 per cent: Minister R K Singh


Peak power deficit in April-June at 0.7 per cent: Minister R K Singh

Peak power deficit during April-June, 2018-19 was 0.7 per cent while overall electricity deficit stood at 0.6 per cent during the quarter, Parliament was informed today.

As much as 170.76GW electricity was supplied during peak hours against the demand of 171.97 GW during the quarter, resulting in a deficit of 0.7 per cent, Power Minister R K Singh said in a written reply to Lok Sabha.

Overall, 323.41 GW electricity was supplied against the demand of 325.42 GW during the quarter, which translated into a deficit of 0.6 per cent, as per the provisional estimates of Power Ministry.

In 2017-18, the peak power deficit was 2 per cent while overall electricity deficit was 0.7 per cent across the country. Read More

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