Guest Contributor: Aditya Lolla

IEEFA: Understanding India’s latest peak power demand record

Ramping up solar will be crucial as peak power demand hits during the day

At around noon on 7 July 2021, India‚Äôs instantaneous power demand touched a historic high of 200 gigawatts (GW), beating the previous all-time high of 197GW which had been reached only the day before. These two consecutive days of record-breaking peak demand marked a sharp increase from the high of 190GW in financial year (FY) […]