India: Power Sector - Total installed capacity at the end of fiscal 2015-16

Last Modified: Tue May 17 2016 12:35:35 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 302,087 MW
    total installed capacity of power across all sources as of 31 Mar 2016.
  • 210,675 MW
    total installed capacity of power through thermal (coal, gas and diesel) as of 31 Mar 2016, comprising 69.7% of total installed capacity.
  • 42,849 MW
    total installed capacity of power through renewables (wind, bio, waste to energy and small hydro) as of 31 Mar 2016, comprising 14.1% of total installed capacity.
  • 185,172 MW
    Coal. 61.2% of total capacity.
  • 24,508 MW
    Gas. 8.1% of total capacity.
  • 993 MW
    Diesel, < 1%.
  • 5,780 MW
    Nuclear. 1.9% of total capacity.
  • 42,783 MW
    Hydro, 14.1% of total.
  • 4,273 MW
    Small-Hydro, 1.4%.of total capacity.
  • 26,866 MW
    Wind, 8.9% of total capacity.
  • 4,831 MW
    BioMass. 1.5% of total capacity.
  • 115 MW
    Waste to Energy.
  • 6,762 MW
    Solar, 2.2% of total capacity.