Overall power deficit during April-June quarter equalled 0.9 percent

Q.  What was the overall power deficit during April-June quarter this fiscal, according to Central Electricity Authority?
- Published on 26 Jul 16

a. 0.9
b. 0.8
c. 0.7
d. 0.6

Overall power deficit during the April-June quarter this fiscal was 0.9 percent while peak deficit was 2 percent.
  • Central Electricity Authority said the demand-supply gap of electricity had been brought to the lowest ever since 2.1 percent during 2015-2016.
  • It has further reduced to 0.9 percent during April-June 2016-2017.
  • As against an overall demand of 295.34 billion units in April-June, 292.82 billion units were supplied, a deficit of 0.9 percent.
  • Close to 149.97 billion units were supplied against the peak demand of 152.97 billion units.
  • This recorded a deficit of 2 percent in the time under review.

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