Power demand bears brunt of Covid lockdowns

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June 07, 2021 1:00 AM

While power demand growth was robust in Apr’21, the month of May’21 faced the brunt of demand decline, although it was not as severe as in Q1FY21.

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While power demand growth was robust in Apr’21, the month of May’21 faced the brunt of demand decline, although it was not as severe as in Q1FY21.

Peak power demand declined from 185 GW during Feb/Mar’21 to 155-160 GW in May (until May 23rd).

The decline could be attributed to disruptions due to regional lockdowns as well as the impact of cyclones.

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