Maximum all India power demand met crosses 201 Gigawatt

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According to the Ministry of Power the maximum power demand crossed 201 GW (GigaWatt) on April 26. 

  • Last year on July 7, 2021, the maximum power demand was recorded at 200.53 GW.

  • The increasing demand for electricity is expected to accelerate economic growth in the country.

  • In March this year, the demand for energy has registered a growth of about 8.9 percent.

  • The demand is expected to reach around 215 to 220 GW in May-June, the ministry said.

  • Government taking measures to enhance efficiency in coal transport to power plants.

  • The ministry urged all the stakeholders at the central and state level to work for uninterrupted power supply.

  • Domestic electricity demand is expected to double by 2040. 

  • India’s installed capacity at present is about 400GW, of which coal, or thermal power, makes up more than 200GW.

  • The world's major coal producers are China, America, Australia, Indonesia, India.

  • The coal producing regions of India include Raniganj, Jharia, Dhanbad and Bokaro in Jharkhand.

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