India: Power Sector - Total installed capacity at the end of fiscal 2016-17

Last Modified: Tue May 09 2017 17:18:49 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 326,848 MW
    total installed capacity of power across all sources as of 31 Mar 2017. 24,857 MW has been added this fiscal.
  • 218,329 MW
    total installed capacity of power through thermal (coal, gas and diesel) as of 31 Mar 2017, comprising 67% of total installed capacity. 7,654 MW has been added this fiscal.
  • 57,260 MW
    total installed capacity of power through renewables (wind, bio, waste to energy and small hydro) as of 31 Mar 2017, comprising 17.4% of total installed capacity. 14,508 MW has been added this fiscal.
  • 192,162 MW
    Coal. 59.4% of total capacity. 6,990 MW added this fiscal.
  • 25,329 MW
    Gas. 7.8% of total capacity. 820.75 MW added this fiscal.
  • 837 MW
    Diesel, < 1%. Contraction in capacity by 155 MW this fiscal.
  • 5,780 MW
    Nuclear. 2.1% of total capacity. 1,000 MW added this fiscal
  • 44,478 MW
    Hydro, 13.8% of total. 1,695 MW added this fiscal.
  • 4,379 MW
    Small-Hydro, 1.3%.of total capacity. 105 MW added this fiscal.
  • 32,279 MW
    Wind, 9.8% of total capacity. 5,510 MW added this fiscal.
  • 8,181 MW
    BioMass. 2.5% of total capacity. 3,350 MW added this fiscal.
  • 130 MW
    Waste to Energy. 15 MW added this fiscal.
  • 12,288 MW
    Solar, 3.7% of total capacity. 5,525 MW added this fiscal.