India: Power Sector - Generation Capacity

Last Modified: Sun Feb 07 2021 06:59:46 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 375,318 MW
    total installed capacity of power across all sources as of 31 Dec 2020.
  • 231,589 MW
    total installed capacity of power through thermal (coal, gas and diesel) as of last date of update, comprising 61.7% of total installed capacity.
  • 91,151 MW
    total installed capacity of power through renewables (wind, bio, waste to energy and small hydro) as of last date of update, comprising 24.3% of total installed capacity.
  • 206,124 MW
    Coal. 54.9% of total capacity.
  • 24,991 MW
    Gas. 6.6% of total capacity.
  • 509 MW
    Diesel, < 1%.
  • 6,780 MW
    Nuclear. 1.8% of total capacity.
  • 45,798 MW
    Hydro, 12.2% of total.
  • 4,750 MW
    Small-Hydro, 1.3% of total capacity.
  • 38,624 MW
    Wind, 10.3% of total capacity.
  • 10,145 MW
    BioMass. 2.7% of total capacity.
  • 168 MW
    Waste to Energy.
  • 37,464 MW
    Solar, 10% of total capacity.