The nation’s energy consumption grew 10.7 per cent to 140.49 billion items in September primarily resulting from elevated use of cooling home equipment amid unusually humid climate circumstances. Within the year-ago interval, energy consumption stood at 126.91 Billion Items (BU), increased than 112.43 billion items in September 2021, based on authorities knowledge.
The height energy demand met — the very best provide in a day — rose to 239.97 GW in September.
The height energy provide stood at 199.50 GW in September 2022 and 180.73 GW in September 2021. The ability ministry had estimated the nation’s electrical energy demand to the touch 229 GW throughout summer time. The demand didn’t attain the projected degree in April-July resulting from unseasonal rain.
The height provide, nevertheless, touched a brand new excessive of 224.1 GW in June and earlier than dropping to 209.03 GW in July. Peak demand touched 238.19 GW in August.
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