Source-wise details of existing power generation capacity in the country

New Delhi : The source-wise details of existing power generation capacity in the country are as given below:

Installed Capacity (Fuel-wise) as on 31.10.2021

Category Installed Generation Capacity (MW)
Fossil Fuel Coal 2,02,415
Lignite 6,620
Gas 24,900
Diesel 510
Total Fossil Fuel : 2,34,444
Non-Fossil Fuel RES (Incl. Hydro) 1,49,567*
 

Hydro

  46,512
 

Wind, Solar & Other RE

   
 

Wind 

39,990  
 

Solar

47,666  
 

BM Power/Cogen.

10,176  
 

Waste to Energy

402  
 

Small Hydro Power

4,822  
Total (Wind, Solar & Other RE) 1,03,055
Nuclear 6,780
Total Non-Fossil Fuel : 1,56,347
  Total Installed Capacity

(Fossil Fuel & Non-Fossil Fuel)

3,90,791

The RES (including Hydro) as on 18.11.2021 has crossed 150 GW and is 150.05 GW.

This information was given by Union Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy, R.K.Singh in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.