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Prime Mover-wise Growth of Installed Electricity Generation Capacity (Utilities Only) in India
(As on 31.12.1950 to 31.07.2018)
(In MW)
Year (As on) Thermal* Nuclear Hydro Renewable
Energy Sources
(RES)
Total
31.12.1950 1153 0 560 0 1713
31.03.1956 1825 0 1061 0 2886
31.03.1961 2736 0 1917 0 4653
31.03.1966 4903 0 4124 0 9027
31.03.1969 7050 0 5907 0 12957
31.03.1974 9058 640 6966 0 16664
31.03.1979 15207 640 10833 0 26680
31.03.1980 16424 640 11384 0 28448
31.03.1985 27030 1095 14460 0 42585
31.03.1990 43764 1565 18307 18 63636
31.03.1992 48086 1785 19194 32 69065
31.03.1997 61912 2225 21658 902 85795
31.03.1998 64973 2225 21904 - 89102
31.03.1999 68589 2225 22479 - 93293
31.03.2000 71647 2680 23857 - 97884
31.03.2001 73613 2860 25153 - 101626
31.03.2002 76057 2720 26269 1628 105046
31.03.2003 78390 2720 26767 - 107877
31.03.2004 80457 2720 29507 - 112684
31.03.2005 84714 2770 30942 - 118426
31.03.2006 88601 3360 32326 - 124287
31.03.2007 86014 3900 34654 7761 132329
31.03.2008 91907 4120 35909 11125 143061
31.03.2009 93725 4120 36878 13242 147965
31.03.2010 102454 4560 36863 15521 159398
31.03.2011 112824 4780 37567 18455 173626
31.03.2012 131603 4780 38990 24503 199877
31.03.2013 151530 4780 39491 27542 223344
31.03.2014 168255 4780 40531 29463 243029
31.03.2015 188898 5780 41267 31692 267637
31.03.2016 210675 5780 42783 298060 288665
31.03.2017 218330 6780 44478 57260 326849
31.03.2018 222907 6780 45293 69022 344002
31.07.2018 222663 6780 45403 70649 345495
Note : * : Including coal, gas & diesel.
Consumption of Electricity by Sectors in India
(1970-1971 to 2016-2017)
(In Gigawatt Hour = 106 x Kilowatt Hour)
Year Industry Agriculture Domestic Commercial Traction and Railways Others Total Energy Consumed
1970-1971 29579 4470 3840 2573 1364 1898 43724
1980-1981 48069 14489 9246 4682 2266 3615 82367
1990-1991 84209 50321 31982 11181 4112 8552 190357
2000-2001 107622 84729 75629 22545 8213 17862 316600
2010-2011 272589 131967 169326 67289 14003 39218 694392
2011-2012 352291 140960 171104 65381 14206 41252 785194
2012-2013 365989 147462 183700 72794 14100 40256 824301
2013-2014 384418 152744 199842 74247 15540 47418 874209
2014-2015 418346 168913 217405 78391 16177 49289 948522
2015-2016 423523 173185 238876 86037 16594 62976 1001191
2016-2017 (Provisional) 426665 195473 259311 98333 17217 69269 1066268
Energy Requirement and Peak Demand of Power in India
(2004 to 2017-2018-upto August 2017)
Year Energy Peak
Requirement
(In MU)
Availability
(In MU)
Shortage Demand
(In MW)
Met
(In MW)
Shortage
(In MU) %age (In MW) %age
2003-2004 559264 - - - 84574 - - -
2004-2005 591373 548115 43258 7.3 87906 77652 10254 11.7 
2005-2006 631757 578819 52735 8.4 93255 81792 11463 12.3 
2006-2007 690587 624495 66092 9.6 100715 86818 13897 13.8 
2007-2008 739345 666007 73336 9.9 108866 90793 18073 16.6 
2008-2009 777039 691038 86001 11.1 109809 96785 13024 11.9 
2009-2010 830594 746644 -83950 -10.1 119166 104009 -15157 -12.7 
2010-2011 861591 788355 -73236 -8.5 122287 110256 -12031 -9.8 
2011-2012 937199 857886 -79313 -8.5 130006 116191 -13815 -10.6 
2012-2013 995557 908652 -86905 -8.7 135453 123294 -12159 -9.0 
2013-2014 1002257 959829 -42428 -4.2 135918 129815 -6103 -4.5 
2014-2015 1068923 1030785 -38138 -3.6 148166 141160 -7006 -4.7 
2015-2016 1114408 1090850 -23558 -2.1 153366 148463 -4903 -3.2 
2016-2017 1142929 1135334 -7595 -0.7 159542 156934 -2608 -1.6 
2017-2018-upto Aug. 2017 (Provisional) 517085 513779 -3306 -0.6 163314 160752 -2562 -1.6 
Abbr. : MU : Million Unit.
           MW : Mega Watt.
Power Generation by Conventional/Renewble Sources in India
(2014-2015 to 2017-2018)
Year Conventional Sources
(In MU)
Renewable Sources
(In MU)
Total
(In MU)
2014-2015 1048673 61719.25 1110392.25
2015-2016 1107822 65780.85 1173602.85
2016-2017 1160141 81868.69 1242009.69
2017-2018 1206306 101839.48 1308145.48
       
State-wise Number of Pumpset Energised in India
(As on 31.10.2017)
States/UTs Estimated
Ultimate
Ground Water
Potential in Terms of Electrical Pumpsets
Effective No. of Pumpsets (Cummulative) (Provisional)
Grid Off Grid
States      
Andhra Pradesh 970690 1320480 5503
Arunachal Pradesh 1200 0 0
Assam 254000 3675 0
Bihar 1352200 285501 0
Chhattisgarh - 376450 0
Goa 7800 8499 0
Gujarat 779800 2085531 2026
Haryana 470800 614970 0
Himachal Pradesh 14200 29377 0
Jammu and Kashmir 67200 9714 0
Jharkhand - 9453 0
Karnataka 1357000 2399439 0
Kerala 435600 514896 0
Madhya Pradesh 2773600 1424192 0
Maharashtra 2449800 4306381 0
Manipur 37600 108 0
Meghalaya 14200 24 0
Mizoram - 0 0
Nagaland 10000 194 0
Odisha 1214000 78200 0
Punjab 751000 1268252 0
Rajasthan 630600 1329639 0
Sikkim 5000 0 0
Tamil Nadu 1662600 2086842 0
Telangana 1010310 1806569 0
Tripura 14800 5746 0
Uttar Pradesh 2610000 996031 0
Uttarakhand - 28054 0
West Bengal 650000 290395 0
UTs      
Andaman and Nicobar
Islands
50000 0 0
Chandigarh 421 0
Delhi 30575 0
Dadra and Nagar Haveli 953 0
Daman and Diu 1243 0
Lakshadweep 0 0
Puducherry 9225 0
India 19594000 21194150 4261
Note : Union Territories Included in lumsum potential in terms of
          electric pumpsets for UTs i.e 50000.
Estimated Population
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