Power consumption

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'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

India's power consumption grows 13.6 per cent to 132.98 billion units in April

Power consumption in April last year was recorded at 117.08 BU, which was higher than 84.55 BU in the same month of 2020.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Power consumption grows 2.2 per cent to 105.54 billion units in February

The experts opined that the power demand and consumption would improve in the coming months as the states are now lifting local restrictions after a decline in the positivity rate.

published on : 1st March 2022

Coal crisis: Power consumption dipped by 72 million units on October 9 

This was the fallout of coal shortage at power plants in a year when the country produced record coal, but rains hit movement of the fuel from mines to power generation units.

published on : 10th October 2021

India's power consumption up 1.83 per cent at 114.49 billion units in September

Experts say the recovery in power demand and consumption in September 2021 remained subdued mainly because of heavy rains in the month.

published on : 1st October 2021

Power use shoots up showing rise in economic activity in Andhra Pradesh

The per day average energy consumption this August stood at 196.3 MU as against 162.92 MU in the corresponding month last year. 

published on : 16th September 2021

India's power consumption returns to pre-COVID level in July; up nearly 12 pc to 125.51 bn units

Experts said power demand, as well as consumption, returned to pre-COVID levels in July and a strong recovery is expected in the coming months.

published on : 1st August 2021

Earth will turn into fireball in less than 600: Stephen Hawking

Our planet will turn into a ball of fire because of our soaring energy consumption as the population soars, the world renowned scientist said in a video appearance.

published on : 7th November 2017