A resilient first quarter for the power sector

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July 26, 2021 3:15 AM

Although due to a lower base in Q1FY21, power demand was up 17% yoy– it was 2.5% lower vs Q1FY20.

power consumptionOnce the states started to relax lockdowns, there was a significant jump in demand, which crossed its all-time high several times from June-end onwards.

Despite the two-month lockdown due to the Covid wave, the power sector was resilient and fared well in Q1FY22.

Although due to a lower base in Q1FY21, power demand was up 17% yoy– it was 2.5% lower vs Q1FY20.

Once the states started to relax lockdowns, there was a significant jump in demand, which crossed its all-time high several times from June-end onwards.

Peak all-India demand reached an all-time high of 200.6 GW on July 7, 2021.

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