Overview

The Overall generation (including generation from grid connected renewable sources) in the country has been increased from 1173.458 BU during 2014-15 to 1173.603 BU during the year 2015-16. The Category wise generation performance as follows:-

Thermal Increased by      7.45 %
Hydro Reduced by            6.09 %
Nuclear Increased by      3.63 %
Bhutan Import  Increased by      4.72 %

Renewables Increased by   6.47 %

Overall Growth rate recorded by  5.69 %

 

The annual growth in power generation during recent years is as under:

YEAR

GROWTH IN
CONVENTIONAL GENERATION (%)

GROWTH IN
RENEWABLE GENERATION (%)

GROWTH IN
TOTAL GENERATION (%)

2008-09 2.7 - -
2009-10 6.6 - -
2010-11 5.56 - -
2011-12 8.11 - -
2012-13 4.01 - -
2013-14 6.04 - -
2014-15 8.43 - -
2015-16 5.64 6.47 5.69
2016-17 4.70 24.58 5.81

*Upto March 2017