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Historic overview of installed capacity

India's installed capacity has increased from 160 GW as of 31st March 2010 to 356 GW as of 31st March 2019. The conventional based energy installed capacity has increased from 102 GW as of 31st March 2010 to 226 GW as of 31st March 2019. Among conventional sources, coal and lignite based energy generation installed capacity has increased the most (from 84 GW as on 31st March 2010 to 201 GW as on 31st March 2019).

Interestingly, the diesel-based generation capacity has decreased from 1.2 GW as of 31st March 2010 to 0.6 GW as of 31st March 2019. The nuclear-based capacity has increased from 4.5 GW as of 31st March 2010 to 6.8 GW as of 31st March 2019. However, the most significant growth has been observed in the renewable energy sector as the sector grew from 16 GW as of 31st March 2010 to 78 GW as of 31st March 2019.

 

Historic Overview of Installed Capacity (March 2010 - August 2020)

As On

Year

Hydro Conventional

Coal/Lignite (1)

Gas (2)

Diesel (3)

Total (1+2+3)

Nuclear

Renewables

Total

31.08.20

2020

45699.22

205954

24956.5

509.71

231420.7

6780

88793

372693

30.06.20

2020

45699.2

205404

24991.5

509.71

230905.7

6780

87669

371054

31.05.20

2020

45699.22

205134

24955.36

509.71

230599.6

6780

87384

370462

31.03.20

2020

45699.22

205134

24955.36

509.71

230599.6

6780

87027.65

370106

29.02.20

2020

45699.22

204724.5

24955.36

509.71

230189.6

6780

86759

369428

31.12.19

2019

45399.22

205254.5

24937.22

509.71

230701.4

6780

85908.41

368789

30.11.19

2019

45399.22

203954.5

24937.22

509.71

229401.4

6780

84399.9

365980.5

31.10.19

2019

45399.22

198320

24937.22

509.71

229401.4

6780

83379.47

364960.1

30.09.19

2019

45399.22

203154

24937.22

509.71

222967

6780

82588.91

363369.1

31.08.19

2019

45399

202529

24937

509

227975

6780

82014

362168

31.07.19

2019

45399

200749

24937

637

226324

6780

81307

359810

30.06.19

2019

45399

200749

24937

637

226323

6780

80049

358551

31.05.19

2019

45399

200705

24937

638

226280

6780

80046

358505

31.04.19

2019

45399

200705

24937

638

226280

6780

79034

357493

31.03.19

2019

45399

200705

24937

638

226279

6780

78316

356774

31.03.18

2018

45293

197172

24897

838

222907

6780

69022

344002

31.03.17

2017

44478

192163

25329

838

218330

6780

57244

326832

31.03.16

2016

42783

185173

24509

994

210676

5780

42849

302088

31.03.15

2015

41267

164636

13062

1200

178898

5780

35777

261722

31.03.14

2014

40532

145273

21782

1200

168255

4780

31692

245259

31.03.13

2013

39491

130221

20110

1200

151531

4780

27542

223344

31.03.12

2012

38990

112022

18381

1200

131603

4780

24504

199877

31.03.11

2011

37567

93918

17706

1200

112824

4780

20162

175333

31.03.10

2010

36863

84198

17056

1200

102454

4560

16429

160306

 Source: Central Electricity Authority

Historic Value of Installed Capacity

 

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