New Delhi, August 01, 2023.

The country’s power consumption grew by 8.4 per cent to 139 billion units in July this year compared to the same month last year.

In the year-ago period, power consumption stood at 128.25 billion units (BU), higher than 123.72 BU in July 2021, according to the government data.

The peak power demand met, which is the highest supply in a day, rose to 208.82 GW in July 2023. The peak power supply stood at 190.35 GW in July 2022 and 200.53 GW in July 2021.