Tata Power-DDL meets the season’s record peak demand


Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (Tata Power-DDL) has met the record peak power demand of 1,568 MW without any network constraint and power outage, as Delhi clocked the season’s record high demand of 5,021 MW. The discom has made a surplus arrangement of up to 200 MW of power over and above the expected peak demand. Besides, it is using a mix of smart technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning for better load forecasting, in order to provide reliable power supply. The company expects peak demand to touch 1,700 MW this winter. The company’s power supply arrangements for the winter months include long-term agreements with power plants such as Maithon Power, NTPC’s stations, and Delhi-based gas-fuelled generating stations.