Power demand can go up by this winter

Neighbourhood News Desk/Avi Arya: After predicting that in the coming months the electricity demand in Delhi could shoot up to 4,800MW, power distribution companies said they are “fully geared” for the winter.

Based on the data collected, the power utilities said that the demand is likely to increase by nearly 230MW this season. Highest demand this year is expected from south and west Delhi areas.

BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) caters to east and central Delhi and expects a demand of 1,225 MW, while Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL), in north and northwest areas, forecasts a peak of up to 1,500 MW.

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