India’s power consumption returns to pre-Covid level in July

India’s power consumption increased around 17 per cent from the first fortnight of July 50.79 BU in 2020 to 59.36 billion units in 2021 and returned to pre-Covid level.

 Power consumption was recorded at 52.89 BU in the first fortnight of July in 2019. In July 2020, power consumption recovered to 112.14 BU, but remained lower than 116.48 BU in the same month of 2019 (pre-pandemic level).