June 08, 2018

Tata Power-DDL successfully meets record 1,947MW of peak power demand as Delhi touches a record high of 6,934MW

New Delhi: Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power-DDL) today successfully met the record peak power demand of 1,947MW without any network constraint and power outage as Delhi touched a record high of 6,934MW, highest for this year. Last year, the highest peak demand registered in Tata Power-DDL’s area was 1,852MW and in overall Delhi it was 6,526MW.

Sanjay Banga, CEO, Tata Power-DDL, said, “This summer season, the peak demand in Delhi is increasing with each passing day. We are expecting the Delhi peak demand to cross 7,000MW and Tata Power-DDL’s to cross 2,000MW in the coming days. However, we have made adequate arrangements of power of up to 2,200MW, along with contingency planning, through long-term tie-ups and power banking arrangements, and upgraded network to ensure regular supply in our area of distribution.”