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Tamil Nadu’s electricity demand fell 14.8% in May, but rebounded slightly from April


Power demand in the State fell 14.8% in May 2020 when compared to May 2019, according to data from the Central Electricity Authority. However, there was some rebound in demand in May when compared to April, as some lockdown guidelines were relaxed for functioning of industrial establishments.

Tamil Nadu’s power demand in May 2020 was 8,776 million units, down from 10,309 million units in the same period last year. In Tamil Nadu, the peak demand met also fell 9.8% to 14,021 MW in May 2020 from 15,552 MW in May 2019.

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