Power sector gets relief as peak power deficit drops 4.5% in July

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Power sector gets relief as peak power deficit drops 4.5%
Good monsoon has brought some relief to the power sector as the peak power deficit for the month of July dropped to 4.5 per cent from 5.8 per cent in June, said PTI report.

As per the latest data by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA), the peak power deficit in the month of July when the demand was at its peak, stood at 4.5 per cent.

There was shortage to the tune of 5,745 MW in July. The total demand during the month was 1,28,461 MW and of which 1,22,716 MW was met, the CEA data showed.

According to a CEA official, monsoon is the primary reason for decline in peak power deficit in most states across the country.

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Story first published: Monday, August 12, 2013, 9:10 [IST]
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