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Power Sector in India – Highlights of 2011

January 1, 2012 by

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Genearating Capacity Addition The installed generating capacity in India stood at 185496.62 MW as on 30.11.2011.  The sector and type wise break-up of installed generation capacity as on 30.11.2011 is in the table below. Sector Hydro Thermal Nuclear Renewable Total Central 8885.4 43407.23 4780 0 57072.63 State 27338 53041.73 0 3225.92 83605.65 Private 2525 25357.02 […]

Gas based power generation in India – NG supply

September 11, 2011 by


As per a recent information recently released by the Ministry of Power, the capacity of gas-based power generation in India as on 31.07.2011 is around 16,640 MW. The requirement of gas to operate the gas based power projects at full load capacity i.e. 90% PLF is 82 million metric standard cubic meter per day (mmscmd).  […]

Electricity – demand supply in India – last 25 years

August 31, 2011 by


A recently released data by the Ministry of Power shows that the average annual rate of growth of demand and availability of electrical energy in the last 25 years is 6.35% and 6.28% respectively. Though both demand and supply have grown at similar rates, the power deficit has continued. Ideally, the capacity should have been […]

Power Generation in India : Capacity grows by 37% in four years

August 27, 2011 by


A recent Load Generation Balance Report prepared by the Central Electricity Authority for the 2011-12 showed that the energy shortage and peak shortage in the country stand at 10.3% and 12.9% respectively. But the efforts to bridge this gap are underway in a number of mechanisms and are yielding returns. Some of the measures include […]

Energy Efficiency Targets in Eight Sectors under PAT Approved

August 19, 2011 by


According to a press release by Ministry of Power, the Energy Efficiency targets in 8 sectors covering 477 Designated Consumers (DCs) under Perform Achieve and Trade (PAT) scheme have been approved. These targets will become mandatory after the appropriate notification. This was informed by Minister of State for Power Shri K.C.Venugopal in a written reply […]