India’s power consumption grows 3.8 per cent to 128.38 BUs in July 2022

India’s power consumption grew marginally by 3.8 per cent year-on-year to 128.38 billion units (BUs) in July 2022 amid widespread rains in the country.

Power consumption in July 2021 was recorded at 123.72 BUs, which was higher than 112.14 BUs in the same month of 2020. However, the peak power demand met, which is the highest supply in a day, during July 2022 dipped to 190.38 GW. The peak power supply stood at 200.53 GW in July 2021 and 170.40 GW in July 2020.