The state of Telangana is witnessing an unusual increase in demand for power supply. In the last week, the daily electricity supply in the state exceeded 300 million units, a local daily reported.

Compared to March last year, electricity consumption had increased by a staggering 30 percent in the Greater Hyderabad region. In this month, the average power consumption in the GHMC limits so far stood at 69.31 mu, whereas it was 58.75 mu in March 2023.

The report suggested that highest ever intra-day peak load on the transmission and highest ever daily energy consumption was recorded on March 8, with the two clocking at 15,623 megawatts and 305,19 million units, respectively.