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Demand for power in country increasing from August this year onwards


  • The Union Power Ministry has said, in August this year, the power consumption was 124 Billion units whereas the consumption in August 2019 before the COVID period was 106 Billion units. 
  • This was an increase of almost 18 to 20%. 
  • The increasing trend is persisting. 
  • The demand on the 4th of this month was 1.74 lakh Mega Watt which is 15,000 Mega Watt more than on the corresponding day in the previous year.