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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