new Delhi. The improvement in industrial and commercial activities in the country has improved the power consumption figures. According to the report released by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy on Sunday, the consumption of electricity has increased by 11.45 percent to reach 55.37 billion units by 15 October 2020. In October last year, electricity consumption in the entire month was 97.84 billion units.
According to the data released by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, electricity consumption has increased by more than 11 percent in the first fortnight of October this year, showing that there has been a significant improvement in commercial and industrial demand for electricity after the lockdown relaxed. .
According to the data, electricity consumption in March 2020 was down by 8.7 percent. Thereafter it declined by 23.2 percent in April, 14.9 percent in May, 10.9 percent in June, 3.7 percent in July and 1.7 percent in August. Electricity consumption was up 11.73 percent in February. After six months in September, electricity consumption grew by 4.6 percent to 112.43 billion units. The figure stood at 107.51 billion units in September 2019.
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