India's electricity supply rises 7.1% in February on strong demand

India's electricity supply rose 7.1 per cent during February, provisional government data showed, marking the second straight month of growth after five straight months of decline. Power supply rose to an average of 3.

62 billion units per day in February, up from 3.38 billion units last year, an analysis of daily load despatch data from state-run Power System Operation Corp Ltd (POSOCO) showed. India's Central Electricity Authority (CEA), an arm of the federal power ministry, is expected to release official data on power.

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