According to the officials of power distribution companies, Delhi’s peak winter demand this year can cross the 5700-MW mark, which will surpass all previous winter records.
Discom officials said that last year, the power demand had peaked at 5,526 MW and this winter, this mark could be surpassed.
peak winter power demand in BSES’s BRPL and BYPL areas reached 2,338 MW and 1,181 MW, respectively. This year, it may go beyond 2,400 MW and 1,200 MW for BRPL and BYPL respectively, a BSES official was quoted by a leading Indian news agency.
“Ensuring reliable supply in any season is as much the function of proper power arrangements as also accurate demand forecast and robust distribution network. On all these aspects, BSES discoms are fully geared to ensure adequate power availability for its nearly 50 lakh consumers or around two crore residents during the winter months,” the official said.