Explained: How does the national electricity grid work?

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Explained: How does the national electricity grid work?

Apr 04, 2020 16:45 IST

India has a baseload power demand of roughly 160,000 megawatts and doesn’t have adequate electricity storage mechanisms. Power System Operation Corporation, which operates the national electricity grid, predicts daily demand of power and regulates supply from power generators. In order to maintain the grid’s stability within a certain frequency, the accuracy of these predictions are very important so that power demand can be matched with supply.

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