The Nov’21 electricity demand rose by 2.3% y-o-y, which is less than the rise of 10.4% for YTDFY22.
The electricity requirement for FY22 to date has risen at a CAGR of 2.3% over the pre-pandemic level.
Power deficit normalised to 0.23% in Nov-21 from 1.08% in Oct-21 (highest since 2016).
Dues for distribution companies (DISCOMS) stabilised at Rs 1,150 bn owing to a Rs 48-bn reduction in the overdue amount. TN, Maharashtra and Rajasthan accounted for 47% of the total dues outstanding.