Installed energy capacity volume in India 2019 by source

The highest energy capacity across India came from thermal energy, amounting to an installed capacity of over 223 thousand megawatts as of January 2019. Coal dominated the country's power supply with a contribution of over 70 percent through thermal power plants. According to the Central Electricity Authority of India however, about 50 percent of the country's power supply will be generated by renewable energy sources by the year 2030.

Installed energy capacity in India as of January 31, 2019, by source

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Release date

January 2019



Survey time period

as of January 31, 2019

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* RES stands for renewable energy sources and includes small hydro project, biomass power, urban and industrial waste power, solar and wing energy.

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