Rajasthan: Scorching Heat Leads To Surge In Demand In Power In May


Rajasthan: Scorching Heat Leads To Surge In Demand In Power In May

The peak power load in Rajasthan in May this year go up by 180 MWs compared to last year. The maximum peak load of 10,903 MW was recorded on May 9 this year which is higher by 180 MWs as the same month in the previous year reported at 10,723MW.

The power distribution companies are bracing for the peak summer month of June which witnessed the peak power consumption reaching 2,549 lakh units (LU) on June 5 in the previous year.

However, it was also during the month of June that the wind power supply reached its peak at 565 MWs in 2018-19. The peak wind power generated this year so far has remained 487 MWs.

Sources in the power department said there is no shortage of power as the Discoms make up the small variations in supply and demand by purchasing it from the power stock exchanges. However, all the electricity is not account for. Read more

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