Industry

Power use grows 9.3% in June first half

PTI 17 June 2021 02:56 IST
Updated: 16 June 2021 22:55 IST

Power consumption in India grew by 9.3% in the first half of June to 55.86 billion units (BU), indicating a slow recovery in commercial and industrial electricity demand, according to Power Ministry data.

Power consumption was recorded at 51.10 BU in the first half of June last year (June 1-15), it showed.

According to experts, the recovery in power consumption and demand was slow during the first half of the month despite the low base of last year.

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They are of the view that the recovery in the rest of June is not likely to be robust because of the early onset of monsoon.

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