"Once again, the the power demand has broken all the records, peaking at 5,454MW," said a power department official.
The demand on July 2 surpassed the 5,389MW demand June 26, which was the 10th time the power demand had surged to a new high in the month of June.
Until now, the highest-ever demand had been 5,028MW in August 2011.
The peak demand for power reached 2,831MW in 2001, and has continued to increase since then.
In 2012, the projected consumption of power has been pegged at 5,500MW, which might soon be crossed.