Power consumption grows to 105.54 BUs in February 2022

India’s power consumption has increased by 2.2 per cent year-on-year in February 2022 to 105.54 BUs.

The power consumption in February 2021 was recorded at 103.25 BUs, lower than 103.81 BU in the same month of 2020.The peak power demand met or highest supply in a day rose to 193.64 GW in February 2022 compared to 187.97 GW in February 2021 and 176.38 GW in February 2020.The power consumption growth remained subdued in February 2022 due to the impact of local restrictions imposed by states due to the third wave of Covid-19.