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July sees double-digit growth in power generation

Electricity generation in India has achieved double-digit growth of 12.49 per cent to 74,104 million units (MUs) in July, compared to 4.09 per cent (65,874 MUs) in the year-ago period. The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) in its report for July said the cumulative electricity generation in the country during April–July was 291,139 MUs with a growth rate of 9.29 per cent, against 5.28 per cent during the same period last year. A CEA official told Business Standard: “The record generation in July was possible largely due to improved plant load factor and efficiency in ...