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India’s power consumption grew 6.1 percent in December

After a gap of six months, power consumption recorded a year-on-year growth of 4.5 per cent in September and 11.6 per cent in October. NEW DELHI: India’s power consumption grew by 6.1 per cent to 107.3 billion units (BU) in December, showing spurt in economic activities, according to official data. Power consumption in December 2019 […]

ADB Commits Record $3.92 Billion Loan to India for 13 Projects in 2020

Energy demand improvement slows down in Nov: India Ratings

This was due to the early onset of winters impacting demand from the northern region Mumbai: The all-India energy demand increased year-on-year for the third consecutive month in November after declining over March to August although the improvement slowed down to 3.7 per cent to 97.9 billion units, India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) said on […]

ADB Commits Record $3.92 Billion Loan to India for 13 Projects in 2020

Delhi’s peak power demand reaching pre-COVID levels with economic activity

In September this year, the peak power demand was just 5.9 per cent lower as compared to the corresponding month last year. New Delhi: The peak power demand of Delhi is fast catching up with pre-COVID levels as an increasing number of economic activities are being allowed under the Centre’s ‘Unlock’ process, discom officials said. […]

ADB Commits Record $3.92 Billion Loan to India for 13 Projects in 2020

COVID-19: India to add only 5,000 MW solar capacity in 2020, says report

The agency, which had earlier projected a capacity addition of 8,500 MW during 2020, expects solar installations to reach nearly 5,000 MW as project timelines are extended and moved to 2021 Mumbai: With project timelines getting extended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, India is expected to add only 5,000 MW of solar capacity in 2020, […]

ADB Commits Record $3.92 Billion Loan to India for 13 Projects in 2020

Liquidity support provides temporary lifeline to discoms: S&P

The agency noted that many discoms in India have weak financial health owing to excess debt, loss-making operations, and high transmission and distribution (T&D) losses of more than 15 per cent Mumbai: The government’s stimulus measures will only provide a temporary lifeline to state-owned power distribution companies as the coronavirus pandemic has increased liquidity pressure […]

ADB Commits Record $3.92 Billion Loan to India for 13 Projects in 2020

Peak power demand in India still down 26 per cent at 134.7 Gigawatt in May

  New Delhi: Peak power demand remained down by over 26 per cent in May so far at 134.7 GW despite partial easing of the coronavirus lockdown. In April too the peak power demand was down by about one-fourth as compared to the corresponding month last year. According to power ministry data, the peak power […]

ADB Commits Record $3.92 Billion Loan to India for 13 Projects in 2020

Power Demand Coming Back in China After Unprecedented Drop During COVID-19 Lockdown

“Home Isolation” Surge Partly Compensated for Big Industrial Decline The first nation to implement a COVID-19 lockdown, China has experienced an unprecedented power demand drop during the first two months of the year as a result of the stagnation of industrial and commercial activities. Electricity consumption declined 7.8% year on year during January and February, […]

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