Tata Power-DDL’s peak winter demand touches a record high of 1,646 MW

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (Tata Power-DDL) has met the record peak power demand of 1,646 MW without any network constraint and power outage as cold wave grips Northwest India.

The previous highest demand of Delhi was 4,964 MW and 1,618 MW in Tata Power-DDL area in December 2022. The company is expecting the peak demand to breach 1,660 MW mark this season and has made long-term power tie ups for meeting the same and has ensured reliability of its equipment at these low temperatures and foggy conditions. A total of 1,700 MW of power is available from long-term sources with the company which would help in meeting the peak demand effectively. It’s power-supply arrangements during the winter-months include long-term agreements with power-plants like Maithon Power, NTPC stations, and Delhi based gas fuelled generating stations. Additionally, the company will also be receiving around 300 MW from Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) and around 100 MW from other renewable sources.