RE Vs Conventional




Monthly Installed Capacity


January - 2018

Thermal / Renewables  Installed Capacity
  MW  %
Coal  193821.50 57.71%
Gas  25150.38 7.49%
Diesel  837.63 0.25%
Total Thermal  219809.51 65.45%
Nuclear  6780.00 2.02%
Hydro  44963.42 13.39%
Small Hydro  4453.65 1.33%
Wind  32877.66 9.79%
Biomass/Cogen  8413.8 2.51%
Waste to Energy  114.08 0.03%
Solar Power  18455.19 5.49%
Total Renewable  64314.19 18.17%
Grand Total India  335867.12 100.00%

 

Source: Central Electricity Authority

February - 2018

Thermal / Renewables  Installed Capacity
  MW  %
Coal  193821.50 57.54%
Gas  24897.46 7.39%
Diesel  837.63 0.25%
Total Thermal  219556.59 65.18%
Nuclear  6780.00 2.01%
Hydro  44963.42 13.35%
Small Hydro  4476.65 1.33%
Wind  32957.86 9.78%
Biomass/Cogen  8413.8 2.50%
Waste to Energy  114.08 0.03%
Solar Power  19584.15 5.81%
Total Renewable  64314.19 19.46%
Grand Total India  336846.55 100.00%

 

Source: Central Electricity Authority

March - 2018

Thermal / Renewables  Installed Capacity
  MW  %
Coal  197171.50 57.32%
Gas  24897.46 7.24%
Diesel  837.63 0.24%
Total Thermal  222906.59 64.80%
Nuclear  6780.00 1.97%
Hydro  45293.42 13.17%
Small Hydro  4485.80 1.30%
Wind  34046.00 9.90%
Biomass/Cogen  8700.8 2.53%
Waste to Energy  138.03 0.04%
Solar Power  21561.46 6.29%
Total Renewable  69022.36 20.06%
Grand Total India  344002.37 100.00%

 

Source: Central Electricity Authority

April - 2018

Thermal / Renewables  Installed Capacity
  MW  %
Coal  196957.50 57.23%
Gas  24897.46 7.23%
Diesel  837.63 0.24%
Total Thermal  222692.59 64.71%
Nuclear  6780.00 1.97%
Hydro  45293.42 13.16%
Small Hydro  4489.80 1.30%
Wind  34165.00 9.93%
Biomass/Cogen  8700.80 2.53%
Waste to Energy  138.30 0.04%
Solar Power  21885.10 6.36%
Total Renewable  69379.00 20.16%
Grand Total India  344145.01 100.00%

 

Source: Central Electricity Authority

May - 2018

Thermal / Renewables  Installed Capacity
  MW  %
Coal  196957.50 57.23%
Gas  24897.46 7.22%
Diesel  837.63 1.20%
Total Thermal  222692.59 64.60%
Nuclear  6780.00 1.97%
Hydro  45293.42 13.17%
Small Hydro  4493.20 1.30%
Wind  34193.20 9.92%
Biomass/Cogen  8700.80 2.52%
Waste to Energy  138.30 0.04%
Solar Power  21329.39 6.48%
Total Renewable  69854.89 20.26%
Grand Total India  344730.90 100.00%

 

Source: Central Electricity Authority

 June - 2018

Thermal / Renewables  Installed Capacity
  MW  %
Coal  196957.50 57.00%
Gas  24897.46 7.21%
Diesel  837.63 1.19%
Total Thermal  222692.59 64.60%
Nuclear  6780.00 1.96%
Hydro  45403.42 13.14%
Small Hydro  4493.20 1.30%
Wind  34293.48 9.93%
Biomass/Cogen  8700.80 2.52%
Waste to Energy  138.30 0.04%
Solar Power  23022.83 6.66%
Total Renewable  70448.61 20.45%
Grand Total India  345524.62 100.00%

 

Source: Central Electricity Authority

July - 2018

Thermal / Renewables  Installed Capacity
  MW  %
Coal  196957.50 57.00%
Gas  24897.46 7.21%
Diesel  837.63 1.19%
Total Thermal  222692.59 64.45%
Nuclear  6780.00 1.96%
Hydro  45403.42 13.14%
Small Hydro  4493.20 1.30%
Wind  34293.00 9.93%
Biomass/Cogen  8700.80 2.52%
Waste to Energy  138.30 0.04%
Solar Power  23022.83 6.66%
Total Renewable  70648.00 20.45%
Grand Total India  345524.62 100.00%

 

Source: Central Electricity Authority

July - 2018

Thermal / Renewables  Installed Capacity
  MW  %
Coal  196957.50 57.00%
Gas  24897.46 7.21%
Diesel  837.63 1.19%
Total Thermal  222692.59 64.45%
Nuclear  6780.00 1.96%
Hydro  45403.42 13.14%
Small Hydro  4493.20 1.30%
Wind  34293.00 9.93%
Biomass/Cogen  8700.80 2.52%
Waste to Energy  138.30 0.04%
Solar Power  23022.83 6.66%
Total Renewable  70648.00 20.45%
Grand Total India  345524.62 100.00%

 

Source: Central Electricity Authority

Historic Overview of Installed Capacity
(upto March 2018)


S.N. As on Year Hydro Conventional Coal/Lignite Gas Diesel Total Nuclear Renewables Total
MW MW MW MW MW MW MW MW
1 31.03.18 2018 45293 197172 24897 838 222907 6780 69685 344665
2 31.03.17 2017 44478 192163 25329 838 218330 6780 57244 326832
3 31.03.16 2016 42783 185173 24509 994 210676 5780 42849 302088
4 31.03.15  2015 41267 164636 23062 1200 188898 5780 35777 271722
5 31.03.14  2014 40532 145273 21782 1200 168255 4780 31692 245259
6 31.03.13 2013 39491 130221 20110 1200 151531 4780 27542 223344
7 31.03.12  2012 38990 112022 18381 1200 131603 4780 24504 199877
8 31.03.07 2007 34654 71121 13692 1202 86015 3900 7760 132329
9 31.03.02 2002 26269 62131 11163 1135 74429 2720 1628 105046
10 31.03.97  1997 21658 54154 6562 294 61010 2225 902 85795
11 31.03.92 1992 19194 44791 3095 168 48054 1785 32 69065
12 31.03.90 1990 18307 41236 2343 165 43764 1565 0 63636
13 31.03.85  1985 14460 26311 542 177 27030 1095 0 42585
14 31.03.80 1980 11384 15991 268 165 16424 640 0 28448
15 31.03.79 1979 10833 14875 168 164 15207 640 0 26680
16 31.03.74 1974 6966 8652 165 241 9058 640 0 16664
17 31.03.69  1969 5907 6640 134 276 7050 0 0 12957
18 31.03.66 1966 4124 4417 134 352 4903 0 0 9027
19 31.03.61  1961 1917 2436 0 300 2736 0 0 4653
20 31.03.56  1956 1061 1597 0 228 1825 0 0 2886
21 31.12.50 1950 560 1004 0 149 1153 0 0 1713
22 31.12.47 1947 508 756 0 98 854 0 0 1362

Source: Central Electricity Authority, All India Monthly Installed Capacity Report.

Sector-wise installed capacity (2014-15 to 2017-18)


 

Wind

Solar

Biomass

Small Hydro

Waste-to-Energy

Total

% Growth

 

BU

%

BU

%

BU

%

BU

%

BU

%

BU

 

2014-15

33.77

54.65

4.6

7.44

14.95

24.19

8.06

13.04

0.41

0.67

61.79

-

2015-16

33.03

50.21

7.45

11.32

16.68

25.36

8.35

12.7

0.27

0.41

65.78

6.47

2016-17

46.00

56.19

13.5

16.49

14.15

17.28

7.92

9.68

0.3

0.37

81.88

24.47

2017-18

52.67

51.72

25.87

25.4

15.25

14.97

7.69

7.55

0.36

0.35

101.84

24.38

Capacity addition (2012-13 to 2017-18)



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