Impact of Lockdown (COVID-19) on India’s Regional Transmission Flows

NR, SR, and NER are traditionally ‘Importing‘ Regions, while WR and ER are ‘Exporting‘ Regions for Electricity in the National Grid. On the first day of Lockdown, 25th Mar 2020, average Import of NR and SR dropped by 54% (from 6,602 MW to 3,029 MW) and 23% ( from 10,458 MW to 8,038 MW) respectively […]

Impact of All-India Lockdown on Power Demand (25th March 2020)

All-India demand has dropped by 22%, from an average demand of 14.5 GW on 18th March 2020 to 11.3 GW on 25th March 2020 (first day of All-India lockdown). Electricity Demand on 25th March(Compared to previous Wednesday, 18th March 2020) Almost all states have seen a drop in demand (Vs 18th Demand), reaching up to […]

Impact of Janata Curfew (COVID-19) on Power Demand in India

India’s Peak Demand dropped by around 16% (148.75 GW to 125.37 GW), and the same is persistent all through the day, showing a substantial drop in commercial and industrial activity. Comparitive of State-wise Demand -MW of 22nd Mar Vs 21st Mar While States like Maharashtra, Tamilnadu, Gujarat, Delhi, and Kerala saw a drop in Demand […]