Updated January 5th, 2024 at 16:32 IST

Delhi's power demand pushed to all-time high of 5,559 MW amid peak winter conditions

An official said that as per real-time data from the State Load Dispatch Centre (SLDC), Delhi's peak winter power demand clocked 5,559 MW at 11.05 am on Friday.

Reported by: Abhishek Tiwari
Power demand in Delhi pushed to an all-time high. | Image:Representational
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New Delhi: The demand for power in Delhi has been pushed to another height amid spine chilling weather conditions in the national capital. Delhi’s cold spell at the peak of winter has hit an all-time high of 5,559 MW on Friday.

A discom official said that as per real-time data from the State Load Dispatch Centre (SLDC), Delhi's peak winter power demand clocked 5,559 MW at 11.05 am on Friday. Reportedly, the previous highest peak demand witnessed in Delhi during the winter was 5,526 MW on January 6, last year.

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According to official sources, BRPL (BSES Rajdhani Power Limited) and BYPL (BSES Yamuna Power Limited) successfully met peak power demand of 2,379 MW and 1,136 MW, respectively, in their areas.

It was also being said that Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL), which supplies power in North Delhi, met a peak power demand of 1,735 MW.

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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the minimum temperature in Delhi on Friday settled to 9.4 degree Celsius. Parts of Delhi witnessed very dense to dense fog early on Friday.

An orange alert has been issued for Delhi for the day with shallow to moderate fog and cold day conditions likely at a few places, said an official.
 

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Published January 5th, 2024 at 16:32 IST