Power sector is concerned with decline in electricity demand due to Covid-19

17 June 2020 (Last Updated June 17th, 2020 11:48)

The imposition of stay-at-home and industrial shutdown orders has reduced the electricity demand and consumption across geographies. The capacity factor at power stations have fallen and the curtailments on renewable power have increased. The efforts taken to restrain the spread of Covid-19 has affected the power utility business.

Recently, a poll was conducted to assess how the sector is concerned about the decline in electricity demand in the current situation of Covid-19 lockdowns. Readers of www.power-technology.com participated in the poll between 26 March and 27 April.

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