Cost of state electricity supply in India 2008-2016

During fiscal year 2016, the average cost of state electricity supplied in India was 5.43 Indian rupees per kilowatt hour. Being the third largest producer as well as consumer of electricity in the world, the country's national electric grid had an installed generation capacity of approximately 356 gigawatts.

Average cost of state electricity supply across India from FY 2009 to FY 2016

Average electricity cost in Indian rupees per kilowatt hour
FY 20165.43
FY 2015 5.21
FY 2014 5.19
FY 2013 5.03
FY 2012 4.55
FY 2011 3.98
FY 2010 3.55
FY 20093.4
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Sources

Release date

September 2019

Region

India

Survey time period

FY 2009 to FY 2016

Supplementary notes

India's financial year begins in April and ends in March. For example, FY 2016 started in April 2015 and ended in March 2016.

One Indian rupee is equal to 0.014 U.S. dollars and 0.013 euros (as of December 2019).

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