Power Demand

Solar to meet 25 per cent Delhi's power demand by 2025 

Govt green lights ‘Delhi Solar Policy 2022’, targets 6,000 MW total solar capacity by 2025 – a three-time increase

published on : 30th December 2022

CEA projects 9 per cent jump in India's peak power demand to 235GW in April 2023

In April this year, the peak power demand was around 215GW.  India currently has close to 210 GW of thermal power capacity.

published on : 29th November 2022

Sibiling states caught in a power dues row

Cut to the quick, Telangana has decided to move the court and write to the Centre that it is AP which has to pay Rs 12,940 crore.

published on : 1st September 2022

Power demand to rise by 6 per cent in FY23: Report

On average, it has grown 100 basis points slower than gross domestic product (GDP), reads the report.  

published on : 22nd July 2022

As power shortage looms large, govt plans to open 12 new mines this year

In a bid to meet the coal demand, the coal ministry on Thursday said at least 12 more new mines will start production during the year.

published on : 8th July 2022

India's power consumption grows 17.2 per cent to 134.13 billion units in June

Power consumption and demand rose mainly because of severe heat and a spurt in economic activities, pushing commercial and industrial requirements for electricity in the country.

published on : 1st July 2022

Delhi: Mercury pushes power demand to highest

The surge was caused by the use of cooling devices; consumption reached 7,601 MW on Tuesday – the highest ever clocked in the city.

published on : 29th June 2022

Delhi's Darlipali second unit back to grid after eight weeks

Much to the relief of the State, the second unit of the NTPC’s Darlipali super critical power station in Sundargarh district has come back to the grid on Thursday.

published on : 17th June 2022

Delhi’s peak power demand hits record high level for June

As per power records, the peak power demand breached the 7,000 MW mark with 7,070 MW on May 19. Since then it has crossed the 7,000 MW mark six times this June.

published on : 16th June 2022

Delhi's peak power demand clocks 7,070 MW, highest ever in May

The peak power demand in dicoms BRPL and BYPL was also the highest ever in May, which was successfully met, said a BSES spokesperson.

published on : 20th May 2022

TANGEDCO to speed up ongoing projects to meet TN’s power demand

To cater to this, the State-owned power utility has intensified all appropriate steps to speed up the commissioning of all ongoing power projects.

published on : 17th May 2022

Power demand marches with surging heat at national capital

At 6,780 MW, the electricy demand on Thursday was not only the season’s highest but also the highest ever for May

published on : 13th May 2022

Delhi's peak power demand hits record high for May

The demand increased by 2.8 per cent in the last 24 hours and 7.8 per cent since May 1.

published on : 12th May 2022

Single-day peak power demand rises by 13 per cent YoY

Minister for Energy Peddireddy Ramachandra Reddy took stock of the situation with senior officials via teleconference and maintained that the crisis is temporary.

published on : 2nd May 2022

India's peak power demand touches an all-time high of 2,07,111 MW

Meanwhile, Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain said on Friday that there is a severe coal crisis across the country and many power plants have just one day's coal stocks left.

published on : 29th April 2022

Delhi’s power demand reaches new peak

Delhi has had a total of seven heat wave days this April, of which five were in a row, the highest since 2010.

published on : 20th April 2022

Peak power demand up 12 per cent at 198.47 GW, may cross 200 GW-mark in April

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had said on Thursday that there would not be any respite from heat in the coming months.

published on : 3rd April 2022

No power cuts in State as demand crosses 14K MW 

The maximum peak demand for power was higher than the maximum peak demand recorded in the 23 districts of undivided AP. 

published on : 30th March 2022