RE Vs Conventional


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

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

Current Installed Capacity


April - 2017

 Thermal / Renewables Installed Capacity
  MW  %
Coal  194402.9 59.05%
Gas  25329.38 7.69%
Diesel  837.63 0.25%
Total Thermal  220569.91 67.00%
Nuclear  6780 2.06%
Hydro  44594.42 13.55%
Small Hydro  4379.86 1.33%
Wind  32279.77 9.81%
Biomass/Cogen  8181.7 2.49%
Waste to Energy  130.08 0.04%
Solar Power  12288.83 3.73%
Total Renewable  57260.24 17.39%
Grand Total India  329204.57 100.00%

 

Source: Central Electricity Authority


May - 2017

 Thermal / Renewables Installed Capacity
  MW  %
Coal  195602.88 59.23%
Gas  25185.38 7.63%
Diesel  837.63 0.25%
Total Thermal  221625.89 67.11%
Nuclear  6780 2.05%
Hydro  44594 13.50%
Small Hydro  4379.86 1.33%
Wind  32279.77 9.77%
Biomass/Cogen  8181.7 2.48%
Waste to Energy  130.08 0.04%
Solar Power  12288.83 3.72%
Total Renewable  57260.24 17.34%
Grand Total India  330260.13 100.00%

 

Source: Central Electricity Authority

June - 2017

Thermal / Renewables  Installed Capacity
  MW  %
Coal  194552.88 59.09%
Gas  25185.38 7.65%
Diesel  837.63 0.25%
Total Thermal  220575.89 67.00%
Nuclear  6780 2.06%
Hydro  44614.42 13.55%
Small Hydro  4379.86 1.33%
Wind  32279.77 9.80%
Biomass/Cogen  8181.7 2.49%
Waste to Energy  130.08 0.04%
Solar Power  12288.83 3.73%
Total Renewable  57260.24 17.39%
Grand Total India  329230.55 100.00%

 

Source: Central Electricity Authority

July - 2017

Thermal / Renewables  Installed Capacity
  MW  %
Coal  194432.88 58.89%
Gas  25185.38 7.63%
Diesel  837.63 0.25%
Total Thermal  220455.89 66.77%
Nuclear  6780.00 2.05%
Hydro  44614.42 13.51%
Small Hydro  4384.55 1.33%
Wind  32508.17 9.85%
Biomass/Cogen  8181.7 2.48%
Waste to Energy  114.08 0.04%
Solar Power  13114.85 3.97%
Total Renewable  58303.35 17.66%
Grand Total India  330153.66 100.00%

 

Source: Central Electricity Authority

August - 2017

Thermal / Renewables  Installed Capacity
  MW  %
Coal  193466.50 58.76%
Gas  25185.38 7.65%
Diesel  837.63 0.25%
Total Thermal  219489.51 66.67%
Nuclear  6780.00 2.05%
Hydro  44653.42 13.56%
Small Hydro  4384.55 1.33%
Wind  32508.17 9.87%
Biomass/Cogen  8181.7 2.49%
Waste to Energy  114.08 0.03%
Solar Power  13114.85 3.98%
Total Renewable  58303.35 17.71%
Grand Total India  329226.28 100.00%

 

Source: Central Electricity Authority

September - 2017

Thermal / Renewables  Installed Capacity
  MW  %
Coal  193426.50 58.41%
Gas  25185.38 7.61%
Diesel  837.63 0.25%
Total Thermal  219449.51 66.27%
Nuclear  6780.00 2.05%
Hydro  44765.42 13.52%
Small Hydro  4389.55 1.33%
Wind  32700.64 9.87%
Biomass/Cogen  8181.7 2.47%
Waste to Energy  114.08 0.03%
Solar Power  14771.69 4.46%
Total Renewable  60157.66 18.17%
Grand Total India  331152.59 100.00%

 

Source: Central Electricity Authority

October - 2017

Thermal / Renewables  Installed Capacity
  MW  %
Coal  193426.50 58.42%
Gas  25150.38 7.60%
Diesel  837.63 0.25%
Total Thermal  219414.51 66.26%
Nuclear  6780.00 2.05%
Hydro  44765.42 13.52%
Small Hydro  4389.55 1.33%
Wind  32700.64 9.87%
Biomass/Cogen  8181.7 2.47%
Waste to Energy  114.08 0.03%
Solar Power  14771.69 4.46%
Total Renewable  60157.66 18.17%
Grand Total India  331152.59 100.00%

 

Source: Central Electricity Authority

November - 2017

Thermal / Renewables  Installed Capacity
  MW  %
Coal  192971.50 58.32%
Gas  25150.38 7.60%
Diesel  837.63 0.25%
Total Thermal  218959.51 66.18%
Nuclear  6780.00 2.05%
Hydro  44963.42 13.59%
Small Hydro  4389.55 1.33%
Wind  32700.64 9.88%
Biomass/Cogen  8181.70 2.47%
Waste to Energy  114.08 0.03%
Solar Power  14771.69 4.46%
Total Renewable  60157.66 18.18%
Grand Total India  330860.59 100.00%

 

Source: Central Electricity Authority

December - 2017

Thermal / Renewables  Installed Capacity
  MW  %
Coal  192971.50 57.85%
Gas  25150.38 7.54%
Diesel  837.63 0.25%
Total Thermal  218959.51 65.65%
Nuclear  6780.00 2.03%
Hydro  44963.42 13.48%
Small Hydro  4418.15 1.32%
Wind  32848.46 9.85%
Biomass/Cogen  8413.8 2.52%
Waste to Energy  114.08 0.03%
Solar Power  17052.41 5.11%
Total Renewable  62446.90 18.17%
Grand Total India  333549.83 100.00%

 

Source: Central Electricity Authority

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


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