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In April 2023, India’s power consumption falls to 130.57 BU.

Published: May 9, 2023
Author: DIGITAL MEDIA EXECUTIVE

India’s power usage decreased for the second consecutive month in April of this year by 1.1% to 130.57 billion units (BU), as people used less cooling appliances than in April of last year due to extensive rains. Rains in March also had an impact on consumption.

According to government statistics, in April of last year, there were 132.02 BU consumed, up from 117.08 BU in April of the previous year.

According to a news source, experts anticipate that starting in May, as temperatures rise and economic activity continues to improve, consumption and demand will increase.

Peak power demand satisfied in April of this year increased to 215.88 GW, which is the largest supply in a day. In April 2022, it was 207.23 GW, while in April 2017, it was 182.37 GW. on April 20, 2021. According to the power ministry, this amount could reach 229 GW this summer.

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