Delhi`s power demand touches season`s highest of 5,528 MW
New Delhi: Power demand in the city on Wednesday recorded the season`s highest of 5,528 MW, with the BSES discoms saying they are making all-out efforts to provide better electricity supply to consumers.
This year, the peak power demand is expected to reach 6,000 MW, surpassing the all-time high of 5,653 MW, reached last year.
To minimise inconvenience caused to consumers within the prevailing constraints, BSES discoms have taken several proactive steps like deploying mobile patrolling teams, augmented the call centres operations, revival of sub-transmission links, appointed customers advisors and conducting peak hour monitoring, a BSES official said.
The May 30 dust storm had caused large scale disruption of power in large parts of the national capital.
Due to the continuous and combined effort of teams of Delhi Transco Limited, generation and distribution companies, power was restored quickly to the extent possible on a best effort basis, the official said.
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